We remember William Harold Coltman,

We remember William Harold Coltman,

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Timeline

Timeline

1873
sibling Sarah Elizabeth SE Source:8611678 1873
1875
sibling Henry H Source:8611678 1875
1878
sibling Joseph J Source:8611678 1878
1882
sibling George G Source:8611675 1882
1884
sibling Annie A Source:8611675 1884
1887
sibling Samuel S Source:8611675 1887
1889
sibling Frances F Source:8611675 1889
1890
sibling Herbert Leonard HL Source:8611675 1890
1891
birth Tatenhill Common, Burton upon Trent United Kingdom Source:6154801 17th November 1891
1911
employment farm servant burton on trent staffs United Kingdom Source:8609967 1911
1915
service British Army Private 3585 North Staffordshire Regiment Source:9365176 28th June 1915
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:8831920 26th March 1917
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:8831927 16th August 1917
1917
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:8831928 25th August 1917
1918
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:8831929 28th September 1918
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8831921 3rd October 1918
1919
discharge Source:9365176 12th March 1919
service British Army Lieutenant 272578 Army Cadet Force Source:8831926
service British Army Lieutenant 272578 Army Cadet Force Source:9365222
service British Army Lance Corporal 241028 North Staffordshire Regiment Source:8611661
service British Army Second Lieutenant 272578 Army Cadet Force Source:8831924
marriage Eleanor May Source:8609964
burial St Mark's Church, Winshill Non-War Cemetary Burton on Trent, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8524232
service British Army Lance Corporal 241028 North Staffordshire Regiment Source:9365178
1974
death Outwoods Hospital, Burton on Trent United Kingdom Source:6154801 29th June 1974

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Harold
Initials WH
Last Name Coltman,
Source 8831928
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Tatenhill Common, Tatenhill, Staffordshire United Kingdom known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army 3585 North Staffordshire Regiment Private
British Army 241028 North Staffordshire Regiment Lance Corporal
British Army 272578 Army Cadet Force Second Lieutenant
British Army 272578 Army Cadet Force Lieutenant
British Army 272578 Army Cadet Force Lieutenant
British Army 241028 North Staffordshire Regiment Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
VC, DCM, MM British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Anne mother
Charles Coltman father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry brother 1875
Joseph brother 1878
Sarah Elizabeth sister 1873
George brother 1882
Annie sister 1884
Samuel brother 1887
Frances sister 1889
Herbert Leonard brother 1890
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eleanor May wife -

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Evidence

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Official Records

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England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Selena49658
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription debbie2674
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne1202
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Selena49658
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Selena49658
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658
Medal Index Cards Transcription Selena49658
Medal Index Cards Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Anne1202
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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London Gazette 18 May 1943 - Territorial Resreve of Officers R58235
London Gazette 16 August 1917 - Bar to M.M. R58235
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
Grave restored - 2014 debbie2674
MIC image (Ancestry) [Gallantry awards] R58235
London Gazette 13 November 1951 - Lieutenant R58235
London Gazette 26 March 1917 - Military Medal R58235
Corp William Harold Coltman (Find a Grave) R58235
Edinburgh Gazette 10 January 1919 - Victoria Cross R58235
MIC image (Ancestry) [War medals] R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 30 NOVEMBER, 1951 - Resigns Commission R58235
London Gazette 2 December 1919 - Bar to D.C.M. R58235
Londn Gazette 25 August 1917 - Distinguished Conduct medal R58235
The pacifist who became Britain's most decorated soldier of WW1 Bryan5462

Multimedia

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Medal Card Peter5151
DCM &Bar Citations Peter5151
William H Coltman Myko59
Memorial Plaque at NMA Jonathan133806
North Staffordshire Regiment © IWM (INS 7222) R58235
in uniform Ian3310
William wearing his medals debbie2674
restored grave debbie2674
Memorial Plaque Barbara27286

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