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George Cathcart Woolley

George Cathcart Woolley (24 December 1876 – 6 December 1947) was a British colonial administrator in North Borneo (now Sabah) in the early part on the twentieth century. [1]

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve (previously known as the Territorial Force, Territorial Army (TA) and the Territorial and Army Volunteer Reserve (TAVR) from 1920 to 2014) is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Batu Lintang camp

Batu Lintang camp (also known as Lintang Barracks and Kuching POW camp) at Kuching, Sarawak on the island of Borneo was a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War.

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Beaufort, Malaysia

Beaufort which was named after former British Governor L.P. Beaufort is a town and also a district located in Interior Division of Sabah, Malaysia.

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Colonialism

Colonialism is the establishment, exploitation, maintenance, acquisition, and expansion of colony in one territory by a political power from another territory.

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Ethnography

Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is the systematic study of people and cultures.

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Geoffrey Woolley

Geoffrey Harold Woolley VC OBE MC (14 May 1892 – 10 December 1968) was the first British Territorial Army officer to be awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Hackney (parish)

Hackney was a parish in the historic county of Middlesex.

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Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society

The Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (commonly abbreviated as JMBRAS) is a scholarly journal published by the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society or MBRAS.

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Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu (Jawi), formerly known as Jesselton, is the capital of the state of Sabah, Malaysia.

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Kris

The kris (Ngoko Javanese:; Krama Javanese:; Ngoko Gêdrìk: kêrìs; Krama Gêdrìk: wangkingan; lit. "to slice") is an asymmetrical dagger with distinctive blade-patterning achieved through alternating laminations of iron and nickelous iron (pamor).

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Labuan

Labuan is a federal territory of Malaysia off the coast of Borneo in East Malaysia.

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Leonard Woolley

Sir Leonard Woolley (17 April 1880 – 20 February 1960) was a British archaeologist best known for his excavations at Ur in Mesopotamia.

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Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood

Merchant Taylors' School (MTS) is a British independent day school for boys, originally located in the City of London.

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Murut people

The Murut are an indigenous ethnic group, comprising 29 sub-ethnic groups inhabiting northern inland regions of Borneo.

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North Borneo

North Borneo was a British protectorate under the sovereign North Borneo Chartered Company from 1882 to 1941.

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North Borneo Chartered Company

The North Borneo Chartered Company or British North Borneo Company was a chartered company assigned to administer North Borneo (today's Sabah in Malaysia) in August 1881.

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Oxford

Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.

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Photographic plate

Photographic plates preceded photographic film as a capture medium in photography.

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Pitt Rivers Museum

The Pitt Rivers Museum is a museum displaying the archaeological and anthropological collections of the University of Oxford in Oxford, England.

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Resident (title)

A Resident, or in full Resident Minister, is a government official required to take up permanent residence in another country.

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Sabah

Sabah is Malaysia's easternmost state, one of two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo.

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Sabah Museum

The Sabah Museum (Malay: Muzium Sabah) is the state museum of Sabah, Malaysia.

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The Queen's College, Oxford

The Queen's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford, England.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.

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War crime

A war crime is a serious violation of the laws and customs of war (also known as international humanitarian law) giving rise to individual criminal responsibility.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Cathcart_Woolley

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