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Straits Settlements and Imperial defence.

Imperial Federation League. Defence Committee.

Straits Settlements and Imperial defence.

by Imperial Federation League. Defence Committee.

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Published by [Imperial Federation (Defence) Committee in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Defenses.,
  • Straits Settlements -- Defenses.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination8p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18875441M

    Imperial Defence () The origin of the war of () (external scan) The British empire () (external scan) Greater Britain: a record of travel in English-speaking countries, with additional chapters on English influence in Japan and China, and on Hong Kong and the Straits Settlements . Add to Calendar Europe/Paris Colonial Tours: The Leisure and Anxiety of Empire in Travel Writing from Java, Ceylon and the Straits Settlements, This thesis examines the development and transformation of mid-nineteenth-century colonialism on Dutch Java and the British colonies of Ceylon and the Straits Settlements through a carefully contextualized.

    William J. Butterworth of the Madras army succeeded Samuel Bonham as governor of the Straits Settlements in and served in office until The news of Butterworth's appointment was an unwelcomed surprise as Edmund Blundell, who was then acting governor, was . 1 Cent Straits Settlements Imperio Británico Moneda de 1 centavo emitida para uso comercial en los conocidos como Straits Settlements, que eran unos territorios británicos en el sudeste asiático, que se crearon en el año como parte de los territorios controlados por la Compañía Británica de las Indias Orientales y que a partir del 1 de abril de quedaron bajo control.

    Samsui women - cs. The term Samsui women broadly refers to a group of Chinese immigrants who came to Malaya and Singapore between the s and s in search of construction and industrial jobs. Their hard work contributed to the development of the Straits Settlements, both as colonies and later as the new nations of Singapore and Malaysia.   Singapore gained its independence from Great Britain in , and some British troops remained there until Currently, the military of Singapore includes the Singapore Army, the Republic of Singapore Navy, and the Republic of Singapore Air Force, collectively known as the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF). The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) oversees its functionality, along with volunteer.


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The Straits Settlements were a group of British territories located in Southeast and East ally established in as part of the territories controlled by the British East India Company, the Straits Settlements came under direct British control as a Crown colony on 1 April Infollowing the end of the Second World War and the Japanese occupation, the colony was dissolved Capital: George Town, (–32), Singapore, (–).

Straits Settlements, former British crown colony on the Strait of Malacca, comprising four trade centres, Penang, Singapore, Malacca, and Labuan, established or taken over by the British East India Company.

The British settlement at Penang was founded inat Singapore in ; Malacca. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Straits Settlements. Books from the extended shelves: Straits Settlements: The acts and ordinances of the Legislative Council of the Straits Settlements, from the 1st April to the 7th March (London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, ), also by Charles Goodricke Garrard (page images at HathiTrust) Straits Settlements: The acts and ordinances of the.

The Straits Settlements Volunteer Force (SSVF) was a military reserve force in the Straits Settlements, while they were under British rule. While the majority of the personnel were from Singapore, some lived in other parts of the Settlements, including Penang, Province Wellesley, Branch: Volunteer Reserves.

The Directory & Chronicle for China, Japan, Corea, Indo-China, Straits Settlements, Malay States, Sian, Netherlands India, Borneo, the Philippines, &c: With which are Incorporated "The China Directory" and "The Hong Kong List for the Far East".

A research-heavy page book launched on Tuesday (Nov 27) chronicles the contributions of Straits Settlements Eurasian men, who took responsibility for the defence of the British Empire, both at. A heavily researched page book launched yesterday chronicles the contributions of Straits Settlements Eurasian men, who took responsibility for the defence of.

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Blue book for the year, Issues for and reproduced by Public Record Office as Straits Settlements: miscellanea (CO ). 36 microfilm reels. Straits Settlements records: Reproduction of manuscripts held in London, Public Record Office, Books Related period Second World War (content), Interwar (content), Second World War (content) Creator STRAITS SETTLEMENTS VOLUNTEER FORCE (Author) Straits Settlements Volunteer Force (Publisher) Production date Place made Singapore Dimensions.

whole: Dimensions: 29cm., Pagination: 3 vols. (; ; p.) ill., ports. Catalogue number. Hall, Catherine ‘ Review of Congregational Missions and the Making of an Imperial Culture in Nineteenth-Century England by Susan Thorne and Good Citizens: British Missionaries and Imperial States, – by James M.

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The empire and the Church / by the Bishop of Stepney -- Imperial defence and national policy / by L.S. Amery -- The Navy and the empire / by C. Bellairs -- The Navy and the colonies / by J. Colomb -- The bond of military unity / by E. Hutton -- The nerves. Imperial Japanese armed forces. InStraits Settlements Police Chief A.

Dickinson was appointed Civil Security Officer in Malaya. He was responsible for arranging the Malayan defence against Imperial Japanese Army threats.

In Selangor and Negeri Sembilan, special constables and extra police constables strengthened the police force. The Dindings and Province Wellesley.—The various settlements of which the colony of the Straits Settlements is composed, and the protectorates named in this article, are all dealt with separately, except the Dindings and Province former, which consists of some islands near the mouth of the Pērak River and a small piece of territory on the adjoining mainland, belonged.

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or why a Peranakan woman of the Straits Settlements may have commissioned an elaborate diamond-studded gold belt, to list just a couple. Summary. 1 Cent, Issued by Straits Settlements, Malaysia, Penang, Malacca, Singapore, Minted by Calcutta Mint, India.

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Periodicals Law and government Law Publisher Printed at the G.P.O., Contributor Government of Singapore Digital Description application/pdf, KB, p.

Table of Contents Immigration and aliens Naval, military and defence Means of communication Lands.The settlements would pass to the governor-general of India in which itself was transferred to British rule as a result of the Mutiny.

Inthe settlements were formally turned into a Crown Colony to be administered from the Colonial Office in London. Labuan was added to the straits settlements much later.A straits settlement.

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