Albert Toft (1862-1949)
Bronze figure; stone plinth
Toft's contemplative infantryman, head bowed in mourning for fallen comrades, and hands resting on his downturned rifle, is particularly moving. The same statue appears on several other war memorials — at Stone in Staffordshire, Streatham Common North in London, and Thornton Cleveleys in Lancashire (Bloice 6).
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