Giant 1917 chalk map of Australia carved into a Wiltshire hillside by homesick soldiers is restored

by Mail Online

Mail Online— The soldiers were stationed near Hurdcott Camp which was one of three large camps between the villages of Compton Chamberlayne and Sutton Mandeville.—Volunteers restore Australian map to Wiltshire hillside. A chalk map carved into a Wiltshire hill has been restored by volunteers in time for Armistice Day.

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