Again it appears Carrick drew inspiration from his 1918 sketch book for the Engineer's memorial.
Above - 'The Spotter' marking the fall of shot from his battery. Left - an engineer surveys the construction project, the tripod forming yet another pyramid in the composition.
Artists were often employed as spotters in the artillery of the British Army as they were valued for their ability to make accurate sketches of landscapes, marking enemy positions and the fall of shot.
Carrick's bronze statuette of 'The Gunner', modelled at the front from the clay of the trenches, featured in a 2014 edition of the BBC Antiques Roadshow.
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