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Source 2 Useful notes 
Photograph of Walter Tull of the 1st Football Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment
(Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Libraries, Archives & Museum Service))
Bruce Castle Museum, HMA; photo of Walter Tull

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Study this source carefully. It contains information that could be useful in your presentation on life in the trenches. As you study the source, ask yourself:

  • Read the useful notes for this source. In what ways was Walter Tull a typical British soldier and in what ways was he unusual?
  • What does this source tell you about who joined the British Army when the war started?
  • Which aspects of trench warfare does this source provide information on?
  • How could this source be used in your final presentation?

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