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British Military Administration (Borneo)

British Military Administration of Borneo
Transitional government




Japanese forces surrender to Australians in Labuan on 1945.
Capital Victoria[3]
Government Military occupation
Historical era Post-war
 •  Surrender of Japan 15 August 1945
 •  British Military Administration set up
12 September 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 12 September 1945 to 15 July 1946.[1][2] Labuan also were placed under a temporary British military rule and the headquarters located there. The headquarters was mostly managed by the Australian Imperial Force (AIF).[3]


  • Administration 1
  • References 2
  • See also 3
  • Further reading 4


The area under this administration comprises today of Labuan, Sabah, Sarawak and Brunei.[4]


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See also

Further reading

  • British Military Administration
  • British military administration British Borneo : Monthly Reports

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