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War Memorial #143 ~ Gosforth

A cache by G4Shallow and 1TheCat Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 02/10/2016
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

War Memorial cache 143 We will remember them ~ Gosforth.


Column, octagonal, with Palladian-type finial, on a pedestal set on three steps. The dedications are carried on bronze plaques set into sunken panels on front and back.

This is a multi-cache and can be found a short walk away at N 55 00.ABC W 001 36.DEF by working out the coordinates from the clues below.

For clarity the front of the memorial starts with the word "This"
A = Number of letters in the 6th word of the 3rd line (Front plaque)
B = The 2nd digit minus the 8th digit shown on the front plaque
C = Number of letters in the 2nd word on the 6th line (Front plaque)
D = Number of letters in the 8th word of the 3rd line (Front plaque)
E = Number of letters in the 4th word minus the number of letters in the 5th word on the 3rd line (Rear plaque)
F = Number of letters of the last word on the rear plaque

Checksum for numbers is 28

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. Year 2014 was 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 will 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)

Erne, evtug fvqr, fznyy obk

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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