Photo of C. Stanley Coltman

C. Stanley Coltman

Major

4th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal
  • Military Cross

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Nigra Italica
  • Planted By: Mr. Coltman
  • Plaque: 1357

Additional Info

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Biography

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.
Tree No. 1357

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour