Collection relating to Polsson Family, including Private Axel Oscar Polsson (883) 2nd Battalion

Place Oceania: Australia, Queensland, Mount Morgan
Accession Number P11675.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Photograph
Maker Crown Studios
Date made 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Studio portrait of 883 Private (Pte) Axel Oscar Polsson, 2nd Battalion. Pte Morgan, an electrical mechanic from Mount Morgan, Queensland, enlisted on 17 August 1914 and embarked from Sydney on 18 October 1914 aboard HMAT Suffolk (A23). He died of wounds on 10 May 1915 from wounds received at Gallipoli and was buried at sea. He was aged 20.