Did you know? Trinidadian one of first black men to serve in WWI
Photo: George Arthur Roberts, of Trinidad and Tobago, was one of the first black men to serve in World War One. The firefighter, known as the 'Coconut bomber', was known for tossing bombs back into enemy lines. Roberts was honoured with the British Empire Medal in 1944. A blue plaque was erected in his honour in Camberwell, London.