War Memorial #988 ~ Eltisley - Row of Honour
The 1911 census cites the average male life expectancy to be 54 years of age and gave the village of Eltisley a population of around 280. This implies that the 53 men from the village who fought in The Great War was the entire eligible population. 14 of the 53 men died. The 14 lime trees in the Row of Honour and the Cross of Sorrow commemorate the men who gave their lives in World War I.
This is a multi cache and IS NOT at the published coordinates.
The cache is a 30ml tube.
To find the cache:
At the published coordinates you will find the stone memorial. On the memorial is a plaque. Check this out.
The number of letters in the first name of the first person on the list is A.
The death year of the thirteenth name on the list is BCDE.
N 52° 12.CEC
W 000° 08.(B+B+D)(A-D)A
Checksum of all digits in the coordinates = 56
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