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War Memorial #992 ~ Tillicoultry

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Hidden : 01/24/2020
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:


The cache is not at this set of coordinates. To find this cache you need to go to four locations.

Three War Memorials and then the final one.

 

**Please bring a pen with you**

 

We are starting here at the Village of Tillicoultry main War Memorial.

N56 09.237 W003 43.889

This is actually two separate War Memorials in one location.

Tillicoultry World War One Pillar

It is a six side pillar with a contemplative female figure holding a victory wreath, atop a granite pillar. Each pillar face has a recessed granite plaque with a WW1 inscription and the names of the fallen.

Question 1 for Letter C

Find the side with 1914-1919 on it. The last letter on the inscription?

Add the two numbers together. C=

Question 2 for letter B

Find the side with the name William H Miller on it.

How many William’s are on it?

B=

Now turn around and look at.

Tillicoultry World War Two Memorial.

This is made up of 32 stone tablets that look like headstones but are not burials and a centre pillar in the adjacent wall.

Question 3 for letter A

Find John Russell He was in RAF (5) OR Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (9) ?

A=

Now move to Location two.

 

Tillicoultry Victoria Cross.

N56 09.193 W003 44.563

This an information board and two Victoria Cross Paving stones.

Question 4 for letter F

James Dalglish Pollock was born at ?4 Ochil street. Subtract one>

F=

Question 5 for letter G

Next to the two stones.

Lamp post CEX ?3

G=

Now move to location three.

 

Devonvale Mill War Memorial.

N56 08.939 W003 44.329

This memorial has a kneeling, weeping figure of winger Victory holding sword and wreath positioned atop of central stone carrying inscription. Whole memorial situated in centre of concave wall bearing name lists. Memorial gates positioned on both sides of it.

There is one name that is spelled wrong on it is mentioned on the nearby information board.

Question 6 for letter D

Find the stone masons mark.

Pilkington Jackson 19?8

D=

Question 7 for letter E

On the information board.

Thomas Robson RAF 94630?

E=

 

For the final location.

N56 08.ABC W003 4D.EFG

Check Sum add all your letter numbers together.  You should get 44.


***** PLEASE NOTE IMPORTANT *****
CACHES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE PLACED ON ACTUAL MEMORIALS OR WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF SUCH

AT ALL TIMES PLEASE TREAT LOCATIONS OF MEMORIALS WITH RESPECT


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Haqre ohfu

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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