Dick Muggleton was the son of Joseph Muggleton and his wife of Lyddington and was born there on 15 August 1890. He joined the 2/4th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment on 3 March 1915, and went to France six months later. He took part in the fighting around Lens when the 4th Leicesters were heavily involved and was killed by a shell on 17 April 1918. Dick is buried at Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery, grave V.D.19, close to the 36th Dressing Station where he might have been treated. He was 27 years of age and unmarried and is remembered on Lyddington's war memorial.
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