Basil Fullelove West Mogridge was the son of the Reverend Henry Twells Mogridge and Fanny Mogridge, of Scalford Vicarage, Melton Mowbray. He was educated at Oakham School between 1910 and 1914 and then at St. John's College, Cambridge. Basil became a Second Lieutenant in the 1st/4th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and was killed in action on 13 October 1915 at Hohenzollern Redoubt in the Battle of Loos. He was just 19 years old. He is remembered on panel 42 of the Loos Memorial and the chapel at Oakham School.
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