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War Memorial #60 ~ East Boldon

A cache by G4Shallow and 1TheCat Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 01/24/2015
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

War Memorial cache #60 We will remember them ~ East Boldon.


This memorial is a cross of Celtic type and was unveiled on 29th April 1922. The front of the cross has St. George and the Dragon carved in half relief below flowers and leaves entwined with cord.

This is a multi-cache and can be found by working out the coordinates from the clues below.

Cache is a 35mm pot and can be found at N 54° 56.ABC W 001° 25.DEF and it's a short walk away

A = Number of letters in the eighth word of the inscription MINUS 1
B = Number of heroes who's surname starts with the letter G on the Left side of the memorial
C = Number of letters in the surname of the first hero with the surname starting B on the left hand side
D = Number of letters in the surname of the last hero listed on the left side of the memorial (K)
E = Number of letters in the surname of the last hero who's surname starts with the letter W MINUS 1
F = Number of heroes who's surname starts with the letter X on the right side of the memorial

Checksum of numbers is 32

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.”

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The War Memorial Series is a series by Just-Us-Two

If anyone would like to place a War Memorial Cache of your own then please do so. We would ask if you do so please contact Just-us-Two through their profile page or justustwo1013@gmail.com so they can keep track of the numbers

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*****PLEASE NOTE IMPORTANT *****

*****PHYSICAL CACHES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE PLACED ON THE ACTUAL MEMORIAL OR WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF SUCH MEMORIALS. AT ALL TIMES PLEASE TREAT LOCATIONS OF MEMORIALS WITH RESPECT. *****

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Orgjrra ynetr gerr naq obhaqnel srapr

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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