COLTMAN, WALTER STANLEY

Birthdate
Birthplace
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Age
29
Parents
Son of Francis and Florence Coltman of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Farmer
Service number
B/112841
Engagement
1942-05-12
Disembarked
1944-09-02, France
Date of death
1944-09-23
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Rank
Awards
Lincoln and Welland Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Plot 2 | Row C | Grave 8

"LOVE CAN NEVER DIE, WE HAVE NOT SAID THE LAST WORD WHEN WE HAVE SAID GOOD-BYE"

Military grave
Additional info

With the 48th Highlander of Canada 1932-1935.

Qualified 3" Mortar.

Overseas on July 27, 1944.

Had 2 brothers overseas. Frank and Jack Coltman.

The Lincoln and Welland Regiment war diary reports on September 23, 1944:
Cloudy with Rain - Later clearing
"C" Coy reported some sniping during the night. "A" Coy sent in three PW captured in their area. The PW were identified as No 1038 Gr Regt.
In the afternoon enemy positions were engaged by a Squadron of Typhoons and Arty. An enemy HQ was destroyed in the attack. This was followed by a loud hailer asking the enemy to surrender. Some SA fire was exchanged.

COLTMAN, WALTER STANLEY
Source: VAC