British Military Administration of Borneo
Japanese forces surrender to Australians in Labuan on 1945.
|Chief Civil Affairs Officer|
|Brig Charles Frederick Cunningham Macaskie|
|15 August 1945|
o British Military Administration set up
12 September 1945
o Formation of the Crown Colony
1 July 1946
|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 the Second World War and the establishment of the Crown Colonies of Sarawak and North Borneo in 1946. Specifically, the entity lasted from 12 September 1945 to 1 July 1946.Labuan became the headquarters of BMA. The headquarters was mostly managed by the Australian Imperial Force (AIF).
Sarawak was administered by Australians under British Borneo Civil Affairs Unit (BBCAU).