Walter Tull in art and in history

Walter Tull (1883–1918)

Walter Tull (1883–1918) 2017

Richard Austin (b.1959)

West Northamptonshire Council

This statue was commissioned by Northampton Borough Council to commemorate Walter Tull, a professional footballer who joined Northampton Town Football Club in 1911. In 1914 he enlisted in the army and later became one of Britain's first Black army officers.

Artworks from the National Army Museum

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