Netley Hospital - Royal Victoria Country Park
Founded 1856 at the suggestion of Queen Victoria
At the published location you will see a map. From the map answer the following questions.
How many specialist medical = A
How many religious = B
How many rest and relaxation = C
How many offices = D
How many Food stores and preparation = E
The cache is at: n50 52.(C-E) A (B+D) w001 20.(A+B) B (A-D)
Cecil Thomas Beadman
Cecil was born in East Grinstead, Sussex, son of Thomas. They lived at 111 Forest Road, Huggglescote. In evening classes he passed board of Education in drawing. He worshipped at St.John the Baptist and was educated at the Church School. His father worked for the Co-op. His name is on the Clock Tower and at St John Baptist Church.
He died 19th May 1915, Zillebeke in the Ypres Salient, Belgium digging a trench. A burst of German bullets killed him instantly.
First 50 Heroes
The Coalville Heroes Series celebrates the first fifty volunteers from our area to take part in the Great War of 1914-18. Each geocache commemorates a real volunteer and describes his activities during the Great War.
This cache was placed with kind permission of Hampshire Countryside Services.
The GAGB are helping to coordinate this series. Please get in touch if you would like to be involved.