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Giant metal soldier is haunting reminder of First World War [video]

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An imposing figure of a First World War soldier has been created from scrap metal to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice a hundred years ago.

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The ghostly figure – known as The Haunting – stands more than twenty feet tall  and is made from items including spanners, car jacks, brake discs and horse shoes.

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It is the masterpiece of blacksmith and artist Martin Galbavy, who took three months to create the soldier at Dorset Forge and Fabrication, near Sherborne in Dorset.

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