New Guinea, Territory of / King George VI

New Guinea, Territory of - King George VI (11 December 1936 - 6 February 1952)

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 VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth.

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King George VI: Details
CountryNew Guinea, Territory of
From11 December 1936
To6 February 1952
Personal Information King George VI of the United Kingdom
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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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