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JHIRATKAR, SOLOMON BALLAJCE:

Beni-Israel soldier; enlisted in the 14th Regiment Bombay N. L. I. in 1818; promoted jemidar Jan. 10, 1839; subahdar Jan. 1, 1843; subahdar-major Jan. 1, 1856; served as a native adjutant for five years and ultimately became sirdar bahadur; was present at the siege of Mahadewghur in 1832; in the field service at Kolhapur in 1836; and at the operations of Dwarka and Burda Hills against the Waghers 1859-60. He received the first and second stars of the Order of British India.

J. J. Hy.
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