Links

Sutton Mandeville Badges
http://www.sutton-down-badges.com/

 

Fovant History Interest Group
www.fovanthistory.org/

Members of the Fovant History Group have produced a fascinating website which includes details of the area during World War 1 not available anywhere else. Lots of details about the camps in Fovant including the hospital and the military railway and a list of all the British and Australian regiments known to have stayed in the camps.

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
www.cwgc.org

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission are responsible for the care and upkeep of war graves of British and Commonwealth service personnel throughout the world. An excellent site for those who are researching family histories of those who may have fallen in battle.

 

War Memorials Trust
www.warmemorials.org

info@warmemorials.org

War Memorials Trust works for the protection and conservation of war memorials across the UK. The Trust is a registered charity.

 

Returned and Services League of Australia
www.rsl.org.au

Tel : 0061 262487199 Fax : 262477637

A large organisation dedicated to the welfare and well-being of all Australian ex-service personnel. The site offers a host of information on the services provided by the League.

 

Salisbury Tourist Information
www.visitsalisbury.com

info@visitwiltshire.co.uk

An ideal site for those thinking of visiting the cathedral city of Salisbury and surrounding areas. It provides plenty of information on where to stay.

 

Shaftesbury Tourist Information
www.shaftesburydorset.com/tourism

tic@shaftesburytourism.co.uk

Tel : 01747 853514

Shaftesbury is the home of Gold Hill, made famous by the Hovis TV advert. A Saxon hill top town, providing an excellent centre for touring this part of north Dorset and the surrounding area.

 

Royal British Legion
www.britishlegion.org.uk

The premier organisation within the United Kingdom for the welfare of all ex-service personnel and their dependants. The Royal British Legion offers many services from battlefield tours to personal insurance schemes and rehabilitation training. A site well worth a visit.

 

Royal Signals Museum
www.royalsignalsmuseum.com
www.royalsignalsshop.com

admin@royalsignalsmuseum.com

Tel : 01258 482248

An excellent small museum in the heart of the Dorset country side offering a comprehensive record of the history of military communications.

 

Royal Engineers Association H.Q.
www.reahq.org.uk

info@reahq.org.uk

Tel : 01634 847005

For those who are or, have had relations connected with the Corps of Royal Engineers this site will be informative and helpful.

 

Royal Green Jackets association
www.royalgreenjackets.co.uk

The Royal Green Jackets association

 

Western front association
www.westernfrontassociation.com

The Western front association

 

Australian New Zealand Army Corps
www.anzacs.net

This is a very informative and interesting site dedicated to the memory of the Australian, New Zealand Army Corps (ANZACS). ANZACS a name that will stir many a memory of this excellent fighting force. A site well worth a visit.

 

The Tank Museum
www.tankmuseum.org.uk

info@tankmuseum.org

An excellent collection showing the development of military armour from the 1st World War to the 21st century.

 

National Army Museum
www.nam.ac.uk

info@nam.ac.uk

For those who have an interest in all things military. Well worth a visit.

 

Best of British
www.bestofbritishmag.co.uk

An excellent monthly publication that takes you down memory lane as well as keeping you up to date on all that is the Best of British.

 

Australian War Memorial
www.awm.gov.au

The Australian War Memorial’s site is a very comprehensive and of great interest to those researching military backgrounds of the fallen.

 

Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs
www.dva.gov.au

The Fovant Badges Society acknowledges with gratitude the support of the Australian Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA). DVA, via its Overseas Privately Constructed Memorial Restoration Program, provides an annual grant for the preservation of the Australian Imperial Forces badge (now known as the Australian Commonwealth Military Force badge).

 

University of Southampton
www.southampton.ac.uk

 

Southampton Solent University
www.solent.ac.uk

 

The Wardrobe
www.thewardrobe.org.uk

 

Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
www.ccwwdaonb.org.uk

This nationally designated ANOB covers 380 square miles of countryside overlapping the county boundaries of Wiltshire, Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset.  It includes Fovant Down where the badges are located

 

Team Rubicon
www.teamrubiconuk.org

Team Rubicon is a charity that uses the skills of veterans of the military and civilian services at worldwide disaster sites. They also helped us to build the Centenary Poppy although that was NOT a disaster site!

 

 

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