Archibald Clifford

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Personal and Family Information

Archibald was born about JUL 1878 in Finmere, Oxfordshire, the son of John Clifford and Ann Clifford.[Notes 1, 2]

He died on 16 MAY 1915 in Festubert, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.[Notes 3, 4, 5]

His wife was Elizabeth un. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Archibald Clifford
(c1878-1915)

 

John Clifford
(<1836-1932)

 

John Clifford
(1803-1866)

 

John Clifford
(<1779-1863)

 
   

Elizabeth Holland
(c1776-1861)

 
   

Sarah Davis
(1810-1883)

 

Daniel Davis
(<1788-?)

+
   

Alice Ridgway
(<1789-?)

 
   

Ann Clifford
(1837-1888)

 

Thomas Clifford
(1799-1874)

 

George Clifford or Clifton
(c1754-1820)

 
   

Mary Pool
(<1767-1827)

 
   

Ann Tapping
(1803-1885)

   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
BirthABT JUL 1878
Place: Finmere, Oxfordshire
FreeBMD
Source: FreeBMD
Authors: extr. Su Floyd

See Note 1
See Note 2
Death16 MAY 1915
Place: Festubert, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Finmere and Little Tingewick Historical Society Newsletter
Source: Finmere and Little Tingewick Historical Society Newsletter
Authors: Finmere and Little Tingewick Historical Society
Page: The War Memorial: "Their Name Liveth for Evermore"

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Authors: Commonwealth War Graves Commission of the United Kingdom
Publisher: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search.aspx
Page: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1559152

See Note 3
See Note 4
See Note 5
Baptism25 AUG 1878
Place: Finmere, Oxfordshire
Type: Baptism
Parish Registers - Finmere, Oxfordshire, England
Source: Parish Registers - Finmere, Oxfordshire, England
Authors: Parish Church of Finmere, Oxfordshire, England
Publisher: Transcription by Toni Skidmore - Some records taken from Oxfordshire Family History Society transcription on microfiche; others transcribed from original parish register.
Page: Baptisms

See Note 6
See Note 7
Census1891
Place: Finmere, Oxfordshire
Type: Census
1891 UK Census - Clifford references
Source: 1891 UK Census - Clifford references
Page: Finmere p. 1 (Ancestry img #1 of 10)

Census1881
Place: Finmere, Oxfordshire
Type: Census
1881 census - mormon CD version
Source: 1881 census - mormon CD version
Authors: tr. SKF
Publisher: Church of latter-day saints

See Note 8
See Note 9
Burial16 MAY 1915
Place: Le Touret Memorial, Le Touret, Richebourg, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Type: Burial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Authors: Commonwealth War Graves Commission of the United Kingdom
Publisher: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search.aspx
Page: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1559152

See Note 10
See Note 11

Notes

Note 1

Births Sep 1878 Brackley 3b 6

Note 2

Births Sep 1878 (>99%)

Clifford Archibald Brackley 3b 6

Note 3

Date of Death: 16 May 1915

Note 4

Archibald Clifford

Archibald Clifford was the son of John and Ann Clifford of Lower End, Finmere. He was married to Elizabeth Clifford of Leeds.

Archibald enlisted as a Private in the 2nd Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. He was killed in action, along with 395 members of his regiment, at Festubert on 16 May 1915, aged 34. The horrors of the battles of Festubert were later to be captured in the poems of Robert Graves. Archibald is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, Calais, France.

Note 5

Name: CLIFFORD, ARCHIBALD

Initials: A

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Unit Text: 2nd Bn.

Age: 34

Date of Death: 16 May 1915

Service No: 5762

Additional information: Son of John and Ann Clifford, of Lower End, Finmere, Bucks; husband of Elizabeth Clifford, of 5, Shag Terrace, Woodhouse St., Leeds.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 26

Cemetery: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

Note 6

1878 25 Aug Archibald, son of John & Ann CLIFFORD, Finmere, Labourer

Note 7

1878 25 Aug

Archibald, son of John & Ann CLIFFORD, Finmere, Labourer

Note 8

age 2, with aprents, 2 bro, 2 sis

Note 9

Dwelling:

Census Place: Finmere, Oxford, England

Source: FHL Film 1341369 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1531 Folio 114 Page 6

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

John CLIFFORD M 44 M Finmere, Oxford, England

Rel: Head

Occ: Ag Laborer

Ann CLIFFORD M 43 F Finmere, Oxford, England

Rel: Wife

Occ: Ag Laborer Wife

Henry CLIFFORD 16 M Finmere, Oxford, England

Rel: Son

Occ: Ag Laborer

Sarah Ann CLIFFORD 9 F Finmere, Oxford, England

Rel: Dau

Occ: Scholar

Wm.Thos. CLIFFORD 7 M Finmere, Oxford, England

Rel: Son

Occ: Scholar

Phobe Eliz. CLIFFORD 5 F Finmere, Oxford, England

Rel: Dau

Occ: Scholar

Archibald CLIFFORD 2 M Finmere, Oxford, England

Rel: Son

Note 10

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 26

Cemetery: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

Note 11

Name: CLIFFORD, ARCHIBALD

Initials: A

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Unit Text: 2nd Bn.

Age: 34

Date of Death: 16 May 1915

Service No: 5762

Additional information: Son of John and Ann Clifford, of Lower End, Finmere, Bucks; husband of Elizabeth Clifford, of 5, Shag Terrace, Woodhouse St., Leeds.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 26

Cemetery: LE TOURET MEMORIAL

Sources

  1. FreeBMD
    Source: FreeBMD
    Authors: extr. Su Floyd
  2. Finmere and Little Tingewick Historical Society Newsletter
    Source: Finmere and Little Tingewick Historical Society Newsletter
    Authors: Finmere and Little Tingewick Historical Society
    Page: The War Memorial: "Their Name Liveth for Evermore"
  3. Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Authors: Commonwealth War Graves Commission of the United Kingdom
    Publisher: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search.aspx
    Page: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1559152
  4. Parish Registers - Finmere, Oxfordshire, England
    Source: Parish Registers - Finmere, Oxfordshire, England
    Authors: Parish Church of Finmere, Oxfordshire, England
    Publisher: Transcription by Toni Skidmore - Some records taken from Oxfordshire Family History Society transcription on microfiche; others transcribed from original parish register.
    Page: Baptisms
  5. Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Authors: Commonwealth War Graves Commission of the United Kingdom
    Publisher: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/search.aspx
    Page: http://www.cwgc.org/cwgcinternet/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=1559152
  6. 1891 UK Census - Clifford references
    Source: 1891 UK Census - Clifford references
    Page: Finmere p. 1 (Ancestry img #1 of 10)
  7. 1881 census - mormon CD version
    Source: 1881 census - mormon CD version
    Authors: tr. SKF
    Publisher: Church of latter-day saints