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    Campaign for Britain's first black army officer to be honoured with Military cross


    'A campaign to honour Britain's first black Army officer with a posthumous medal for courage in the First World War was launched yesterday.'

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    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...World-War.html


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    Re: Campaign for Britain's first black army officer to be honoured with Military cros


    Why bother.


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    Incredible life of British army's first black officer who gave up football career with Tottenham to fight and died leading his men in First World War is remembered in new book:

     
    Joined the 'Pals Battalion', made up of more than 120 professional footballers.
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz51IQNkuCP

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