Tull, Walter: British Footballer

Walter Tull

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An English professional footballer who played as an inside forward for Tottenham Hotspur (1909–1911) and Northampton Town (1911–1914). He was the second person of Afro-Caribbean/mixed heritage to play in the top division of the Football League.

He fought several battles in WWI and he was killed in action during the Spring Offensives* in France,  aged 29.

[Image taken from Wikipedia]

*Spring Offensives: A series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War

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