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Charles Stanley Coltman was born in Ballarat. He enlisted from Sydney. He was a 37 years old widower who was a company manager. He had served in the Boer War. He was awarded a Military Cross and an MID while commanding the 1st Infantry Battalion at Gallipoli. He was reported ill with influenza at Tel el Kebir on 29th of December 1915, and was transferred to the 2nd General Hospital in Cairo where he died of pneumonia on the 6th of January 1916. He is buried in the Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.
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