Peace Campaign
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Procession for Peace.
Oct 20, 2001
Remembrance Day, Nov 11, 2001      Colchester War Memorial.
Cenotaph
 Peace
Colchester:  War and Peace
                        Photos by Sue McPherson, 2001    

War Memorial:  poised above is a winged figure with sword and laurel wreath.
The figure's sword is downpointing rather than held upright or in its sheath.  The laurel wreath, a symbol of victory to winners of early Olympic races, is often used to symbolise honour and distinction. The memorial reads: TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF THE MEN OF COLCHESTER WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR  1914 - 18.

St George and Peace:
  the two figures on
  either side of the
  war memorial.
See also The Haymarket Trial Monuments for more on the sword and wreath.

H.C. Fehr website: about the sculptor
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