Luton Hoo Memorial Park

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Reference WMO202308

Address:

Luton Hoo Memorial Park

Tennyson Road

Luton

LU1 3RP

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: This war memorial comprises a granite obelisk, rectangular on plan with a two-stepped base and with geometric frieze to central course. The memorial is incised with a dedication inscription to Alexander Piggott Wernher and the men of Luton who gave their lives during World War I. The memorial is located at the centre of Luton Hoo Memorial Park. Luton Hoo Memorial Park is dedicated to those from Luton who lost their lives during World War I presented by Lady Ludlow to the people of Luton on the 12th June 1920, in memory of her son Alex Piggott Wernher who was killed in action in 1916. She unveiled the War Memorial to her son and the other gallant men of Luton who lost their lives at a ceremony on 10th December 1922. 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 In Commemoration Of The Great Victory Of The Allies And As A Memorial To Her Son Alexander Pigott Wernher 1st Welsh Guards Killed In Action 1916 And To All The Other Gallant Men Of Luton Who Gave Their Lives For Their Country In The Great War 1914 To 1918

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