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War Memorial #97 - Thornaby-on-Tees

A cache by madster9109 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 08/27/2015
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

War Memorial cache #97 We shall remember them ~ Thornaby

 

 


 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. 2014 was the centenary of the start of the First World War, so it was about time there was a series dedicated to War Memorials. There is an un-numbered series in Scotland called, “Lest we forget” and another we have learned about called “Poppies on Parade”. We will gladly add any of these to the War Memorial Series, just ask for a number. 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.”

This war memorial was erected by public subscription and was unveiled on July 28th 1921 by Colonel Spence, preceded by a procession of DLI units, dignitaries and bands. The names of the fallen of the Second World War have been added. Additional polished granite panels have been added to the memorial in recent years to allow the addition of extra names including members of the Merchant Marine. 

To find this cache go to N54 AB.CDE     W001 FG.HIJ,  where 

 

A = On the gate at the front, how many words are there ?

B = Number of Parkinsons on the plaque at the rear ?

C = On the left side, how many flower tubs ?

D = On the left side, how many are listed as being in the Green Howards ?

E = On the left side, main plaque, how many Thompson's ?

F = On the right hand side, top right plaque, how many men are listed from the Black Watch ?

G = On the right hand side largest plaque, how many letters in the surname of the last man listed ?

H = How many words are enscribed on the rear of the cenotaph ? 

I = How many plaques are on the rear ?

J = How many plaques are on the left hand side of the cenotaph ?

************************************** 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 ************************************* *****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)

Oruvaq gur vil cbfg.

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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