Perak State Council Members – 1939


The photo includes (seated) Raja Di-Hilir Abdul Rashid (leftmost); Marcus Rex, British Resident of Perak; Sultan Abdul Aziz (4th left); Raja Muda Yusuf Izzudin (3rd right); and Raja Kechil Bongsu Kamaralzaman, State Treasurer of Perak (rightmost). (Source: Arkib Negara Malaysia)

Marcus Rex was the last British Resident of Perak before the invasion of Malaya by the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second World War. Following the war and the return of the British in 1945, Perak had British Advisers in place of the post of Resident.


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