Walter Tull was one of Britain’s first black footballers who played for Northampton Town and Tottenham Hotspur and became the first black officer to lead British troops into battle in the first world war.
Previous Pinner:"We have taken a lovely vintage hall chair and reupholstered it in an original British Army uniform keeping as much of the uniform as possible" Oh- can you see a nice marine uniform on a chair.
Generalised UK Army rank 1890 to present, including majority of Commonwealth nations, largely unchanged today. Single chevron = Lance Corporal not private First Class. Some elite Regiments have Lance Sergents and Staff Corporals.