Battle of Kilosa

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Battle of Kilosa
Part of East African Campaign
Date 1916
Location Kilosa, German East Africa
Result German decisive victory
German Empire Germany British Empire United Kingdom
Commanders and leaders
unknown unknown
450 soldiers 1,200 soldiers
Casualties and losses
31 dead and 22 severely wounded 101 dead, 233 wounded and the rest were taken into captivity

The Battle of Kilosa was fought during the East African Campaign of World War I.


  • Chisholm, Hugh (1922). The Encyclopædia Britannica, The Twelfth Edition, Volume 2. New York: The Encyclopædia Britannica Company, LTD. 

Coordinates: 6°50′00″S 36°59′00″E / 6.83333°S 36.9833°E / -6.83333; 36.9833