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World War One graves compton chamberlayneMentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 and of all the Nadder Valley villages, one which has changed little over the years.  During the First World War, thousands of Australian and Canadian troops encamped in the fields below the chalk escarpment before being shipped out to France.  Compton Park and its great house was once the home of Colonel John Penruddock, an English Cavalier who led a Royalist uprising to overthrow Oliver Cromwell and the Parliamentarians and take Salisbury during the Civil War, but was executed for the attempt in 1655. It is surrounded by Compton Park, a Medieval deer park.