WW1 grave of one of Britain’s first black officers–Barbadian Walter Tull–is found after 102 years — Repeating Islands

Andy Robertshaw believes Tull is buried at the Héninel-Croisilles Road cemetery  He is thought to have originally been buried in a shell hole made by the Germans The headstone in the cemetery carries the badge of his regiment Ex-Tottenham Hotspur footballer Tull was one of the first black officers in Army A report by Amelia […]

WW1 grave of one of Britain’s first black officers–Barbadian Walter Tull–is found after 102 years — Repeating Islands
Tull (left) - who died during the war in 1918 -  is pictured with two other members of his regiment

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    1. Thanks. I have a friend who is an expert in this area. She has helped connect families with soldiers lost in WW1, WW2, Korea and Vietnam.

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