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Brigadier Cheppudira B Ponnappa was an Indian army officer during the British Raj who, in 1919, was in the first batch of King's Commissioned Indian Officers and who later served during the Second World War. [1]

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Allahabad, also known as Prayag and Ilahabad, is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the administrative headquarters of Allahabad District, the most-populous district in the state.

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Belgaum, officially known as Belagavi and also referred to as Beḷgaon by the marathi speakers, (earlier known as "Venugrama" or the "Bamboo Village") is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka.

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Brigadier is a military rank, the seniority of which depends on the country.

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British Raj

The British Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) was the rule of Great Britain in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

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A commander-in-chief is the person or body that exercises supreme operational command and control of a nation's military forces or significant elements of those forces.

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Daly College

The Daly College, located in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India, was founded by Sir Henry Daly of the British Indian Army during India's colonial British Raj.

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Indore is a tier 2 city, the largest city of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh by population.

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Iraq (or; العراق, Kurdish: Êraq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic: جمهورية العراق; كۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia.

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Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence.

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Karnataka is a state in south western region of India.

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King's Commissioned Indian Officer

A King's commissioned Indian officer (KCIO) was an Indian officer of the British Indian Army who held a full King's commission after training at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, in England, as opposed to the Indian commissioned officers (ICOs), who were trained at the Indian Military Academy at Dehra Dun, and the Viceroy's commissioned officers (VCOs), who were treated in almost all respects as commissioned officers, but who only had authority over Indian troops.

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Kodagu district

Kodagu also known as Kodava Nadu, is an administrative district in Karnataka, India.

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Kodandera Madappa Cariappa

Field Marshal Kodandera "Kipper" Madappa Cariappa OBE (28 January 1899 – 15 May 1993) was the First Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army and led the Indian forces on the Western Front during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1947.

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Kodandera Subayya Thimayya

General Kodendera Subayya Thimayya, DSO (Kodava: ಕೊದಂಡೇರ ಸುಬ್ಬಯ್ಯ ತಿಮ್ಮಯ್ಯ) was a distinguished soldier of the Indian Army who served as Chief of Army Staff from 1957 to 1961 in the crucial years leading up to the conflict with China in 1962.

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Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Madikeri is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India.

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The Mahar is an Indian community found largely in the state of Maharashtra, where they comprise 10% of the population, and neighboring areas.

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Pakistan (or; پاكستان ALA-LC), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان ALA-LC), is a sovereign country in South Asia.

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Partition of India

The Partition of India was the partition of the British Indian Empire that led to the creation of the sovereign states of the Dominion of Pakistan (it later split into Pakistan and Bangladesh) and the Union of India (later Republic of India) on 15 August 1947.

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Quetta (کوئٹہ, کوټه, کویته) is the provincial capital of Balochistan, Pakistan and 9th largest city of Pakistan.

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St. Aloysius College (Mangalore)


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The Kingdom of Travancore(Malayalam:തിരുവിതാംകൂർ) was an Indian kingdom from 1729 to 1949.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C_B_Ponnappa

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