Lost Fovant Down Military Badges

National Grid Ref SU 01622831 (approx) and area

There are 19 badges that have been lost

1. Red Cross

2. Royal Army Service Corps.

3. Royal Army Medical Corps between Map of Australia and YMCA possibly where Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry now is.

Royal Army Medical Corps Royal Army Medical Corps

4. Machine Gun Corps.

5. Queen Victoria Rifles. in 1916

6. 35th Training Battallion, the figure is 35 T.R BATT and A Drum with the word drum.

35th T.R BATT

7. Dingo, a reversed badge close to RAMC.


8. Square Close to Royal Army medical Corps


9. Letters POR (Post Office Rifles) close to square.

Letters POR

10. Another 7th City of London Regiment next to 6th City of London before being recut at Sutton Mandeville.

7th Battalion City of London Regiment 7th Battalion City of London Regiment

11. Four legged animal, looking over shoulder under Australian Commonwealth Military Force Badge

animal Unknown animal

All these badges between Australian Commonwealth Military Force Badge and London Rifle Brigade

Lost Badges 12 - 15

12. Kings Own Light Infantry with MB above bugle.

13. 9th Royal Berkshire Regiment

14. 35th Training Battalion

15. 37th Training Battalion

16. Unidentified animal

17. Kangaroo (probably replaced by Wiltshire Regiment)

18. Voluntary Aid Detachment (1919?)

19. There also was some letters to the west of the map of Australia.


Some Graffitti under Australian Commonwealth Military Force Badge


Some of these were constructed crudely with brick and pottery as well as chalk laid on the surface of the down and did not last for any great length of time.