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War Memorial #118 ~ Crathorne

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Hidden : 01/19/2016
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

A simple off-set micro cache.

Please bring your own writing implement.


 

The Memorial

 

War Memorial, c.1919, in sandstone, in the form of a cross mounted on a double octagonal plinth. The front of the cross is decorated with a single incised line with a central circle. The base of the cross has the names of 5 of the fallen to front, including Sister Alice Welford. On the left side is the inscription: IN/EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY/OF/THOSE WHO FELL/AND/ THOSE WHO FOUGHT/IN THE GREAT WAR. On the right side is inscribed 1914/1918. To the rear is inscribed the poem: THERE IS BUT ONE TASK FOR ALL/FOR EACH ONE LIFE TO GIVE/WHO STANDS IF FREEDOM FALL?/WHO DIES IF ENGLAND LIVE?. The front of the base is inscribed: THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED/BY/THE INHABITANTS OF CRATHORNE.

The memorial is set in the front gardens of a reading room in the centre of the village.

The Cache

 

The cache is not at the given co-ordinates. They will place you at the memorial where you will need to use the inscription for the fallen to work out the final co-ordinates.

The cache is hidden at:-

N 54 27.ABC, W 001 19.DEF

Where:
A = Number of letters in the forename of the first private soldier;
B = Number of letters in the forename of the only lady - number of letters in the gunner's forename;
C = Number of letters in the first forename of Shoeing Smith BELL;
D = Number of letters in the second private soldier's surname -1;
E = Number of letters in the Sister's surname - number of letters in the gunner's surname;
F = Number of letters in the first private soldier's surname - number of letters in the second private soldier's surname - 1.

Checksum = 19

 

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

This series is dedicated to those who fought for their country. "We will remember them!"

If anyone would like to place a War Memorial Cache of their 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)

Nezpb

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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