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First 50 Heroes – Charles Cavendish

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Hidden : 12/04/2018
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First 50 Heroes – Charles Cavendish

Charles Cavendish
Charles Cavendish was born in 1885 at 21 Crescent Street, Nottinghill, London. Son of Arthur and Mary Daly. On the 1901 census he lived at Hugglescote, 84 Ashburton Road. In the 1911 census he lived at 1 Hermitage road and had been adopted by William and Georgina Barton in 1901. He married Jane James of Silver street at Ashby Registry Office. He died by a high explosive shell on July 2nd 1918 at North Bethune between Gorre and Essars which straddle the La Bassee Canal in France. He is remembered on the Clock Tower in Coalville and was created for the Famous 50 exhibition by the adoption and fostering service Leicester County Council.

Jane Cavendish


50 first heroes
The Coalville Heroes series celebrates the first fifty volunteers from the Coalville area to take part in the Great War of 1914-18. Most enrolled in August 1914 and left for training on October 30th 1914. They trained at High Tor in Charnwood and Loughborough, then traveled to Southampton to take the steamer to France. Of the 50 volunteer soldiers, 22 returned. Each geocache commemorating a true volunteer soldier.

This cache was placed by Lisboa_Bruno with the permission of the owner.

The GAGB are coordinating this series, visit the page here



This is a simple projection cache, from the text above you need the year Charles Cavendish was born ABCD and the year of death EFGH

Distance: ( ( H * F ) * C ) - ( D - E )

Angle: ( B * D ) - G


Should you need to check your answer I have provided a geochecker here

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fubhyq lbh arrq bar gur trbpurpxre jvyy cebivqr lbh vg.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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