What is Memorial?

Legal Definition
A memorial is an object which serves as a focus for memory of something, usually a person (who has died) or an event. Popular forms of memorials include landmark objects or art objects such as sculptures, statues or fountains, and even entire parks.
-- Wikipedia
Legal Definition
A petition or representation made by one or more individuals to a legislative or other body. When such instrument is addressed to a court, it is called a petition.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A document presented to a legislative body or to the executive, by one or more individuals, containing a petition or a representation of facts. In English law. That which contains the particulars of a deed, etc., and is the instrument registered, as in the case of an annuity which must be registered. Wharton. In practice. A short note, abstract, memorandum, or rough draft of the orders of the court, from which the records thereof may at any time be fully made up. State v. Shaw, 73 Vt. 149, 50 AU. 863.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
A brief memorandum or note of a court order to be subsequently entered fully on the records. See 73 Vt. 149, 50 Atl. 863.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary