W.M. #20 We will remember them ~ Greatham
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War memorial cache #20 ~ Greatham.
War Memorial cache #20 We shall remember them ~ Greatham. There are literally thousands of War memorials around the country. WW1 Memorials were usually raised through public subscription to remember those that gave the ultimate sacrifice. This year 2014 is also the centenary of the start of the First World War it's about time there was a series dedicated to War Memorials. There is an un-numbered series in Scotland called Lest we forget. The name of this series We Shall remember them, was chosen from the very moving poem “For the Fallen” by Laurence Binyon. It is well worth searching out and reading.
” Cache is not at listed coordinates this is for the cross,you will have to work out co ords by using names on memorial.
Cache is at N54 AB.CDE W001 FG.HIJ
A = George -1
B = James C -0
C = John G -3
D = Rowland -1
E = T.Mark -5
F = Arthur -4
G = William -2
H = Charles -0
I = Ralph -4
J = John +1
The memorial is a rough stone cross with a half relief sword almost the full length of the it. It was unveiled 16th July 1922 by Archdeacon of Auckland and was paid for by public subscription at a cost of £140.
"If anybody would like to expand to this series please do,I would just ask that you could let Just - us - Two know first at firstname.lastname@example.org so they can keep track of the memorial numbers and names to avoid any duplication.
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