Charles Sargeant Jagger was born in Kilnhurst near Sheffield in 1885.
In 1908 he was awarded a scholarship to study at the Royal College of
Art where he studied sculpture and modelling until 1911. He served in
the First World War in the Dardenelles and on the Western Front and was
wounded three times, the last time seriously. In 1918 and he was made
an Official British War Artist for the Ministry of Information.
Following the war, he undertook numerous war memorial commissions of
which the most famous is the Royal Artillery Memorial at Hyde Park