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War Memorial #175 ~ Holy Cross

A cache by G4Shallow and 1TheCat Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 04/08/2016
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

War Memorial cache #175 We will remember them ~ Holy Cross.


The memorial is an Obelisk, on top of which is a globe surmounted by a winged victory, overall height 30 feet.

This is a multi-cache and can be found a short walk away at N 54 59.ABC W 001 31.DEF by working out the coordinates from the clues below.

A = Number of letters in the name of the place mentioned in the main inscription.
B = Number of letters of the first word on the front of the memorial
C = Number of leaves carved into the front of the memorial
D = Number of seats near the memorial
E = Number of letters in the second word on the front of the memorial
F = Last number on the memorial minus the number before it

Checksum for numbers is 17

There are literally thousands of War memorials around the country. Memorials were usually raised through public subscription to remember those that gave the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom of our country. The year 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 called Poppies on Parade. Any of these will happily be added to the War Memorial Series, just ask for a number. 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)

Zntargvp, zvqqyr

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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