The Fovant Badges: WW1 British and Australian military badges in the chalk downlands of Wiltshire

an aerial view of the Fovant badges
Carved into the chalk landscape of the Wilthsire Downs is a series of regimetal badges that mark the area's use as a massive transit and training camp during the First World War. This website details the history of the badges, the men who carved them and the long work of the voluntary society that works to maintain and restore them.

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