- Born on 28th April 1888
- Orphaned at 9 years old
- Signed by Tottenham Hotspur in 1909
- Joined in the British Army in 1914
- Sent to hospital with shell shock in 1915 before returning to action in September 1916
- Saw action in the Battle of the Somme & Ypres
- Promoted to Lieutenant in 1917
- Killed in action 1918
- Recommended for The Military Cross for bravery.
Walter Tull was the Army’s first black officer to command white troops.