The Brooding Soldier and Its Creator

Susan Raby-Dunne


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The designer of First World War monument, the Brooding Soldier, Frederick Chapman Clemesha, was not only a talented architect, artist and sculptor, he was also a veteran of the Great War. Told with new information and rare or previously unknown photographs, this is the story of the sculptor/veteran and one of the most beloved monuments on the Western Front, the Brooding Soldier of St. Julien, Belgium.


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