War memorabilia gets an airing

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A four-day event at The Mall Luton by Wardown Park Museum to encourage people to delve into their attics for family memorabilia has produced some surprising results.

A mess kit from WWI that was bought in alongside a guestbook for the YMCA hut at Biscot Camp on its closing night in July 1919. The YMCA hut was where the many thousands of soldiers who trained at that camp in WWI played snooker and held games and concerts.