WW1 British and Australian military badges in the chalk downlands of Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Regiment
London Rifle Brigade
City of London Rifles
Australian Commonwealth Military Forces
Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry. Prince of Wales' Own Regiment
Royal Corps of Signals
The Devonshire Regiment
Post Office Rifles. 8th London Regiment


Welcome to The Fovant Badges

The Fovant Badges Society is a voluntary organisation, which has the objective of maintaining the regimental badges that were carved into the chalk downs above the village of Fovant by the soldiers of those regiments. The Society is determined that the Badges shall remain an historic, fitting and truly visible memorial to the soldiers who passed through Fovant and its neighbouring villages on their way to the Great War, many never to return. We hope this website provides you a background to the history of the Badges from their creation to the present day. Please remember we are a registered charity relying entirely on voluntary contributions to undertake our work.

If you would like to help the maintenance of the Fovant Badges please visit our charity donation website: https://mydonate.bt.com/charities/fovantbadgessociety - Any contribution would be most welcome.


Fovant Badges Society Summer Concert

Saturday 28th June 2014

The Fovant Badges Society and Fovant Parochial Church Council present The Middle Wallop Military Wives Choir who will sing a range of songs to celebrate Summer.

Tickets cost £10 each and include a free beverage on arrival.
St. George’s Church , Fovant, Wiltshire, SP3 5LA.

Doors open 7:15 and music starts at 7:30pm.
All funds raised will be donated to the Fovant Badges Society, Middle Wallop Military Wives Choir, St. George's Church Fovant and Help For Heroes.

Fovant Village is located on the A30 between Wilton and Shaftesbury.
From the A30 take the High Street heading North West; at the Village Hall take the left fork towards Tisbury. At the second triangle, turn right towards St. George's Church.

on line ticket sales: www.purecharity.org/thefovantbadgessociety.2


Fovant badges - an historic and unique cluster of military badges cut into the
chalk hills of Wiltshire



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