|Died||January 19, 1877
|Buried at||Mount Elliott Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Unit||USS Commodore Hull|
|Battles/wars||Capture of Plymouth|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Colbert received the United States' highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action aboard the U.S.S. Commodore Hull during the Capture of Plymouth on 31 October 1864. He was honored with the award on 31 December 1864.
Colbert was born in Ireland in 1842. He enlisted into the United States Navy. He died on 19 January 1877 and his remains are interred at the Mount Elliott Cemetery in Michigan.