THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
POLSON Donald
933, Captain, 5th Contingent, New Zealand Mounted Rifles, South Africa
35981, Lance Corporal, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, WW1

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
In recognition of services during operations in South Africa (Especially for services in Northwest Transvaal)

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
Queen’s South Africa Medal
       Transvaal, Rhodesia, Cape Colony, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
British War Medal
Victory Medal

NOTES
Born 10 October 1871, Christchurch, New Zealand
Died 17 September 1940, Blenheim, New Zealand
Buried Omaka Cemetery, Blenheim [RSA curve B, Plot 9 (Warrant 48045)]