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War Memorial #943 ~ Gjers, Mills and Co Ironworks

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Hidden : 12/09/2019
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


This war memorial is fitted to the outside wall of All Saints Church, Linthorpe Rd, Middlesbrough. Across the road, you can see the bells of the church, next to the fast food outlet. This memorial is a replacement after the original was stolen and damaged in 2007 by thieves. It was soon recovered from a nearby scrapyard, but a replacement was needed, and Lottery funding paid for the new plaque. 

Gjers, Mills and Co were an ironworks, established in 1870, on what is now green fields on Riverside Park. The memorial is for those men from the works who died during WW1.    The final location is  N54 34.ABC    W001 14.DEF, the numbers from the WW1 memorial

A = The last digit on the memorial. ?

B =  How many men were in the DLI ?

C = How many men had s urname beginning with G ?

D = There is another memorial, just to the left of the WW1 memorial.... what is the last digit on this memorial ?

E = How many men served in Lincolnshire Regiments ?

F = Back to the far left memorial, how many letters in the surname of the person mentioned ?

Checksum ....19


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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fve Neguhe Pbana Qblyr

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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