Gustaf Adolf Pohlson

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Born 1874

Place Jakobstad, Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Presbyterian

Arrived at Australia
on ca 1889

Residence before enlistment 1896 Chiltern, Vic., 1898 sailed from Victoria to WA, 1906 Kalgoorlie, Kurramia via Kalgoorlie, WA

Occupation Baker

service number 2877
enlisted 17.10.1916
POE Kalgoorlie, WA
unit 39th Battalion, 7th Battalion
rank Private
place Western Front, 1917
final fate KIA 20.09.1917
memorial 29 The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Belgium

Naturalisation Served as naturalised British subject (naturalisation not found)


Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Roll of Honour (AWM)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Chiltern. - Albury Banner and Wodonga Express, 2 April 1897, p. 16.

The missing fishermen. - Daily News, Perth, 9 June 1904, p. 7.

Moran's fire. - Coolgardie Miner, 1 January 1908, p. 3.

Personal items. - Kalgoorlie Miner, 17 October 1917, p. 4.