Dick Muggleton

View Dick on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Service number:
17475
Rank:
Private
Service:
Leicestershire Regiment
Origin:
Date of birth:
15 August 1890
Date of death:
17 April 1918
Age at Death:
27
MUGGLETON Dick

Known information

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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  • Lyddington Memorial
  • Lyddington Memorial 1
  • Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery 1
  • Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery 2
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4 images Some pictures of the headstone, taken 13 December 2014
By John Stokes on Saturday 13th December '14 at 10:02pm
A Rutlander, living in Belgium
 

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.
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