Luton Hoo Memorial Park

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Luton Hoo Memorial Park

West Hill Road

Luton

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial park containing an obelisk dedicated to those from Luton who lost their lives during the First World War. Lady Ludlow presented the Park to the people of Luton on the 12th June 1920 in memory of her son Alex Piggott Werner who was killed in action during the First World War (1916). She unveiled the War Memorial to her son and the other gallent men of Luton who lost thier lives at a ceremony on 10th December 1922 and the site was officially named Luton Hoo Memorial Park.
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LUTON HOO MEMORIAL PARK, THE SITE OF THIS PARK, WAS PRESENTED TO, THE BOROUGH OF LUTON, BY, LADY WERNHER, LADY OF THE MANOR OF LUTON, ....... COMMEMORATION OF THE GREAT ........., OF THE ALLIE.. AND AS, MEMORIAL TO HER SON, ALEXANDER PIGOTT WERNHER ... WELSH GUARDS KILLED IN ACTION 1916,? AND TO ALL THE OTHER GALLANT MEN, OF LUTON WHO GAVE THIER LIVES, .............................IN THE GREAT WAR, 19... TO 1918, .........CTED 1922, (commas show line breaks, text all in capitals, name of Park, Lady Wernher and APW in larger font as, ....show missing/unclear text, text centered)

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