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Walter Tull: 100 years after his death, discover the forgotten story of a footballer and war hero

Walter Tull: The incredible story of a football pioneer and war hero He was one of English football’s first black players and the British Army’s first ever black officer to command white troops. But 100 years after he died aged 29 on the battlefields of World War One, the name Walter Tull means little to most people. Tull was an ...

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