Tim Coltman: William Coltman, VC.

Tim will be telling us about WWI and the life of his great-grandfather, William Howard Coltman, from Burton-on-Trent. Bill, as he was known, is described as the most highly decorated non-commissioned officer of the First World War. As a highly committed Christian he refused to fight, so the story of how he earned not only the Victoria Cross but also the Distinguished Conduct Medal (twice) and the Military Medal (also twice) promises to be a fascinating one.

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