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War Memorial #162 ~ North Shields

A cache by G4Shallow and 1TheCat Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 03/30/2016
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 #162 We will remember them ~ North Shields.


This memorial is a Cenotaph constructed of York and Portland Stone. It was unveiled July 24th 1922 by Maj.Gen. Sir R.A. Kerr Montgomery, KCMG., CB., DSO, and dedicated by Rev. R.E. Holmes, Vicar of Christ Church, North Shields.

There are two other identical monuments, one in South Shields and the other in Normanby. Each monument carries the names from all three locations

This is a multi-cache and can be found a short walk away at N 55 00.ABC W 001 27.DEF by working out the coordinates from the clues below.

As the cenotaph is very weathered the names can be taken from the stones in front and behind the memorial.

A = Number of letters of the first hero listed beginning with A minus the 4th number of the stone above.
B = Number of heroes with the surname beginning with F
C = Number of letters in the surname of the hero with the surname beginning with K

Now go to the stones on the opposite side
D = Number of letters of the surname of the last hero listed on the first stone (M)
E = Above the names is an inscription, add the first and last number listed together
F = Number of letters in the surname of the last hero listed

Checksum for numbers is 24

***** PLEASE NOTE IMPORTANT *****
CACHES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE PLACED ON ACTUAL MEMORIALS OR WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF SUCH

AT ALL TIMES PLEASE TREAT LOCATIONS OF MEMORIALS WITH RESPECT

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fhccbeg

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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