British Military Administration (Borneo)

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British Military Administration of Borneo
Transitional government




Capital Not specified
Government Military occupation
Historical era Post-war
 -  Surrender of Japan 2 September 1945
 -  British Military Administration set up
August 1945
 -  Formation of the Crown Colony
15 July 1946[1][2]
Currency British North Borneo dollar, Sarawak dollar
Today part of  Malaysia

The British Military Administration (BMA) was the interim administrator of British Borneo between the end of World War II and the establishment of the Crown Colony of Sarawak and North Borneo in 1946. Specifically, the entity lasted from August 1945 to 15 July 1946.[1][2] Labuan also were placed under a temporary British military rule.


  1. ^ a b "History (British Military Administration in Borneo)". Chief Minister's Department. The Sabah State Archives. Archived from the original on 1 May 2014. Retrieved 1 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Tamara Thiessen (2008). Borneo. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 211–. ISBN 978-1-84162-252-1. 

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