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LUTON BOROUGH POLICE FORCE MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 & Other - Graves with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2003 Lynda Smith

The Second World War Memorial is situated in Luton Police Station in Buxton Road, Luton. The memorial was moved there from the old police Station in Luton. The Luton Police First World War Memorial has vanished as has that from Bedford Horne Lane Police Station. If anyone knows of their whereabouts, or has a photograph of them, please could you get in touch.

Photograph courtesy of Brian Minihane, Divisional Commander, and thanks to Ralph Miller for his valuable help.

TO THE HONOUR OF THOSE MEMBERS OF
THE LUTON BOROUGH POLICE FORCE
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR.
1939
1945
TICKNER William ThomasP.S. 4.

Petty Officer Regulating C/J 109099. H.M.S. Dasher, Royal Navy. Died Saturday 27 March 1943. Age 35. Son of Thomas James and Julia Tickner; husband of Sylvia Tickner, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Lived at 82 St. Michael's Crescent, Luton. Formerly Sgt. in Luton Borough Police Force. Commemorated: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent, United Kingdom. Panel 73.1 Special note: The story of the tragic sinking of HMS Dasher and the loss of so many lives in the cold waters of The Clyde Estuary can be found on the following website: http://www.johnsteele.free-online.co.uk/dasher.htm

HALL John GeorgeP.C. 66

Lieutenant 295193. Pioneer Corps. Died Saturday 27 January 1945. Age 33. Son of Thomas and Mabel Hall; husband of Freda Alberta Hall, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Lived at 168 Wellington Street, Luton. Buried: BLANKENBERGE TOWN CEMETERY, Blankenberge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Ref. Row J. Grave 7.

LEWIS Ivor ReesP.C. 98

Pilot Officer 139836. Bomb Aimer 166 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died Friday 13 August 1943. Lived at 36 Tennyson Road, Luton. Buried: FOUESNANT COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Finistere, France. Ref. Grave 2.

CARTER Edward GeorgeCadet

Corporal 14310550. Royal Corps of Signals. Died Tuesday 15 August 1944. Age 20. Son of George and Nellie Sarah Carter, of Luton, Bedfordshire. Lived at 16 Kingsway, Luton. Buried: BELGRADE WAR CEMETERY, Yugoslavia. Ref. 3. C. 10.

3 October 2003

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