Compton Chamberlayne Australia Map

In Conjunction with the Fovant Badges Society

General Information

National Grid Ref SU 04302916

A map of the outline of Australia cut onto the downland above Compton Chamberlayne, the word Australia is cut inside the map. Average to Poor condition, although a little difficult to distinguish from distance.


Cut in 1916 by Australian troops during WWI this large badge is no longer financially supported and it is going to be allowed to grass over.

Fovant Badges Society

who care for the badges at Fovant, Sutton Mandeville and Compton Chamberlayne.


Location Map of the Compton Chamberlain Badges

Map of the Position of Fovant Badges

Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service. Image reproduced with kind permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.


2005 Now Lost

Now Lost

From the Ground

The Map from a Distance From the Ground

Old Picture

Old Picture

Aerial Photos

From the Air

From the AirFrom the Air

Reproduced With Permission from John Woods


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