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Clement Archer, Lieut-Col

Male Bef 1765 - 1817  (> 52 years)


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  • Name Clement Archer  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Suffix Lieut-Col 
    Born Bef 16 Aug 1765  [4, 10
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 16 Aug 1765  Tettenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    St. Michael and All Angels 
    _MILT 1782 
    Gazetted Ensign, 59th Foot. Served with the regiment at Gibraltar, invalided just before siege, retired from service. Lived for some time at Berlin, passed through Military School by permission of the KIng 
    _MILT 1794 
    Gazetted Lieutenant in 16th Light Dragoons. Served during the war in Flanders in 1794-5 where he was severely wounded and invalided to England 
    _MILT 23 Sep 1796  [11
    16th Light Dragoons, Captain by purchase 
    _MILT 23 Nov 1797 
    Commanding Independent Company of Invalids in North Britain Might be confusion with brother William 
    _MILT 1809 
    Served in Peninsula War 1809-1812, commanded the regiment at Busaco and Fuentes de Onoro. Invalided to England and retired 1812. 
    _MILT 9 Feb 1811 
    16th Light Dragoons. Promoted Lieutenant-Colonel without purchase 
    Clement Archer 16th Light Dragoons
    Clement Archer 16th Light Dragoons
    Medals and awards 1812 
    Small Army Gold Medal for Field Officers 
    _MILT 25 Apr 1812 
    Lieut-Col. Retires - see Gallery “The Small Army Gold Medal” for more details of his military career 
    Small Army Gold Medal Lt-Col Clement Archer, 16th Light Dragoons, who
    Small Army Gold Medal Lt-Col Clement Archer, 16th Light Dragoons, who
    Died 8 Nov 1817  Boughton Monchelsea, Kent, England. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 10
    • Boughton Hall
    Buried 15 Nov 1817  Boxley, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    • MI Wimbledon, Surrey
    Probate 1 Dec 1818  [7
    No will. Holograph memorandum. Request to give £100 to brother George “in consideration of a favour he conferred on me some years ago and therefore I consider this as a just debt due to him from me” 
    Person ID I4932  Swetenham

    Father William Archer, Surgeon,   b. 19 May 1725, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1780, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Kirby,   b. Abt 1740, Doveridge, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1817  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 25 Aug 1761  Doveridge, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marianne Wright,   b. 3 Aug 1777, Great Yeldham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1866, Wimbledon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1807  Wimbledon, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 9
    Children 
     1. Clement Robert Archer, Captain,   b. Bef 25 Feb 1809, Astbury, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1882, Arcachon, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years)  [natural]
     2. Marianne Lucy Archer,   b. 24 Mar 1810, Wimbledon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1848, St George Hanover Square, London, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
     3. William Henry Archer,   b. 1816, Boughton, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1891, Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1515  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Small Army Gold Medal Lt-Col Clement Archer, 16th Light Dragoons, who
    Small Army Gold Medal Lt-Col Clement Archer, 16th Light Dragoons, who
    The Small Army Gold Medal awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Clement Archer, 16th Light Dragoons
    The Small Army Gold Medal awarded to Lieutenant-Colonel Clement Archer, 16th Light Dragoons
    clement archer memorial 2
    clement archer memorial 2
    clement archer memorial 1
    clement archer memorial 1
    Clement Archer baptism 1765
    Clement Archer baptism 1765
    Clement Archer 16th Light Dragoons
    Clement Archer 16th Light Dragoons

  • Sources 
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      Surrey, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812
      Surrey, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812


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      England, Pallot's Marriage Index, 1780-1837
      England, Pallot's Marriage Index, 1780-1837


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      England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858
      England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858


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      Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1933


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    11. Issue:13934 Page:912.
      War-Office, September 24, 1796
      13th Regiment of Light Dragoons,
      To be Cornets,
      Cornet William Mathew, from the late 30th Dragoons, vice Fawkner, deceased.
      Cornet —— Scully, from the late 31st Dragoons, vice Mainwaring, deceased.
      H. F. R. Soames, Gent, vice Doherty, deceased.
      16th Ditto, Lieutenant Clement Archer to be Captain of a Troop, by Purchase, vice Starkey, who retires.
      Cornet C. Lockhart to be Lieutenant, vice Archer.

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      Derbyshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932
      Derbyshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932