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War Memorial #273 ~ Morpeth

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Hidden : 09/24/2017
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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War Memorial #273 We will remember them ~ Morpeth


Morpeth Cenotaph was officially unveiled on 1st October 1922 by Lord Joicey and was designed by C. Franklin Murphy, Architect, father of Sapper G. Franklin Murphy, one of the fallen.

The cenotaph, which cost £1200, commemorates 233 war dead from WWI and 77 from WWII. The WWII plaques were unveiled 11th April 1948 by Col. Nicholas I. Wright and dedicated by Canon Fred Baker.
The memorial is said to have been sited at the last location in Morpeth to have been seen by soldiers embarking by train and the first on their return. It was Graded II listed in 2003.

The majority of the heroes commemorated on the cenotaph served with local regiments such as the Northumberland Fusiliers but the number of regiments represented is testimony to the sacrifice of Morpethians and to the chaos of the war in later years. Over 40 army regiments are represented, along with men who served in Australian, Belgian, Canadian, French and New Zealand forces.

This is a multi-cache, answer the questions using the war memorial and the cache page

The cache can be found a short walk away at N 55° 09.ABC W 001° 41.DEF

A = Number of letters in the surname of the hero who was a Marine on the panel A-D
B = The last number of the year it was listed as a Grade II building
C = Double the number of heroes who had the rank of Lance Corporal in the D-J panel
D = There are over ?0 regiments represented on the memorial
E = Number of bronze wreaths on the front of the memorial
F = Third number on the lower bronze panel on the front of the memorial

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The 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 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)

Zvqqyr fhccbeg, haqrearngu

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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