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George Cathcart Woolley

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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]

26 relations: Army Reserve (United Kingdom), Batu Lintang camp, Beaufort, Malaysia, Colonialism, District officer, Ethnography, Geoffrey Woolley, Hackney (parish), Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Kota Kinabalu, Kris, Labuan, Leonard Woolley, Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood, Murut people, North Borneo, North Borneo Chartered Company, Oxford, Photographic plate, Pitt Rivers Museum, Resident (title), Sabah, Sabah Museum, The Queen's College, Oxford, Victoria Cross, War crime.

Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve 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 (Pekan Beaufort) is the capital of the Beaufort District in the Interior Division of Sabah, Malaysia.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Colonialism

Colonialism is the policy of a polity seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country and of helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and health.

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District officer

A district officer (DO) was a commissioned officer of the Colonial Service of the United Kingdom, who was responsible for a district of one of the overseas territories of the British Empire.

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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, (14 May 1892 – 10 December 1968) was a Church of England priest, British Army officer and military chaplain.

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Hackney (parish)

Hackney is 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 state capital of Sabah, Malaysia and the capital of the Kota Kinabalu District.

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Kris

The kris (ngoko Javanese:; krama inggil Javanese:; ngoko: keris; krama; dhuwung; krama inggil: wangkingan, lit. "to slice"; Jawi: کريس, Thai: กริช krit, Minangkabau: karih, Tagalog: kalis; Bugis and Makassarese: sele) is an asymmetrical dagger with distinctive blade-patterning achieved through alternating laminations of iron and nickelous iron (pamor).

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Labuan

Labuan (Jawi: لابوان), officially the Federal Territory of Labuan (Malay: Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan, Jawi: ولايه ڤرسكوتوان لابوان), is a federal territory of Malaysia.

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Leonard Woolley

Sir Charles 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 private day school for boys.

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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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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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North Borneo

North Borneo (usually known as British North Borneo, also known as the State of North Borneo) was a British protectorate located in the northern part of the island of Borneo.

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North Borneo Chartered Company

The North Borneo Chartered Company (NBCC), also known as the British North Borneo Company (BNBC) was a British chartered company formed on 1 November 1881 to administer and exploit the resources of North Borneo (present-day Sabah in Malaysia).

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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 a state of Malaysia located on the northern portion of Borneo Island.

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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 award of the British honours system.

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War crime

A war crime is an act that constitutes a serious violation of the laws of war that gives rise to individual criminal responsibility.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

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

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