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In honour of a well decorated soldier

Posted on Mon, 1 November 2010 by Phil Mussell - Medal News

The new home of Joint Medical Command and Headquarters Surgeon General has been formally opened by HRH Princess Alexandra in Lichfield - and it's named after a man who won no fewer than five gallantry awards, including the VC, during World War I. Coltman House is named after named after Lance Corporal William Harold Coltman VC of The North Staffordshire Regiment - a stretcher bearer who won the VC, DCM and bar and MM and bar. For more details see the Burton News website