War Memorial #1004 ~ Warrington Cemetery
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Warrington Cemetery War Memorial
Warrington was the depot for the South Lancashire Regiment for both wars and was home to the Lord Derby War Hospital and White Cross Auxilliary Hospital during the First World War. During the Second World War, a shore establishment of the Fleet Air Arm was stationed there. Warrington Cemetery contains 199 First World War burials, 74 of them in a war graves plot with a Cross of Sacrifice. The 102 Second World War burials are scattered throughout the graveyard.
To find the cache you must find six gravestones within the cemetery (see additional waypoints).
Of the 74 graves next to the Cross there are two very close together in the third row from the back.
A = What is the last digit of the Lance Corporal's Service Number
Find Private Douglas Smith's commonwealth grave. Immediately behind is the civilian grave of Chief Engine Room Artificer 1st Class Ernest William Charnock and his wife. He was 'Mentioned in Despatches' while he served upon the Destroyer HMS Mischief.
B = Add the 2 digits of the age of Earnest's wife together when she died
Find Sierzant Leopold Iwanicki of the Polish Air Force. This stone also commemorates another veteran of World War II.
C = Subtract the 2nd digit from the 1st digit of the age of Valek when he died
Find Private Margaret Mary Lloyd of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, one of two Commonwealth War Graves to commemorate women in Warrington Cemetery.
D = From the grave directly to the right, what is the 5th digit of his Service Number?
Find the civilian grave of Aircraftwoman Sylvia Evans and her mother. She served in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force.
E = The last digit of the year Sylvia KATE Evans died (Silvia Evans's mother)
Find Serjeant Frank Percy Philip Williams DCM. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal, it was the second highest award for gallantry in action after the Victoria Cross.
F = The last digit of his Service Number (check the hint)
The cache can be found at N 53° 23.ABC W 002° 34.DEF
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