Bolton War Memorial

Bolton War Memorial ‘Peace Restraining War’ and ‘Peace Seeing the Horrors of War’ in Victoria Sq. Lancashire, UK
There are no names engraved on the memorial.

Sculptor Walter Marsden   ( Military Cross )1882 – 1969 (see St Anne’s War Memorial) unveiled on July 4th 1928 by the Earl of Derby. The two bronze figures by Walter Marsden were added in 1933. It was said that Marsden took so long to complete the memorial because he was waiting for inspiration

Peace Restraining War

Peace Restraining War

 

War imploring Peace to let him fight

War imploring Peace to let him fight

 

The Death of War

The Death of War

 

Peace Looks at the Horror of War

Peace Looks at the Horror of War

 

The cross is overlaid with the sword of a crusader

The cross is overlaid with the sword of a crusader

© Marguerite Rami

© Marguerite Rami

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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