Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colonial Records

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British Colonization (1857-1955)[edit | edit source]

The British Empire annexed the islands in 1857. The islands were transferred from the United Kingdom to the Commonwealth of Australia on November 23, 1955. [1]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Cocos (Keeling) Islands," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocos_(Keeling)_Islands#Annexation_by_the_British_Empire, accessed 9 November 2020.