New Guinea, Territory of / King George V

New Guinea, Territory of - King George V (28 June 1919 - 20 January 1936)

The Territory of New Guinea was an Australian administered territory from 1920 until 1975. In 1949, the Territory and the Territory of Papua were established in an administrative union by the name of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. That administrative union was renamed as Papua New Guinea in 1971. Notwithstanding that it was part of an administrative union, the Territory of New Guinea at all times retained a distinct legal status and identity until the advent of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea.

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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King George V: Details
CountryNew Guinea, Territory of
From28 June 1919
To20 January 1936
Personal Information King George V of the United Kingdom
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Country Details
NameNew Guinea, Territory of
From1919
To1975
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FlagFlag of New Guinea, Territory of
Coat of ArmsCoat of Arms of New Guinea, Territory of
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