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« on: April 14, 2017, 16:01:18 PM »

ARCHER, CLARE
Rank:Sergeant
Service No:H/19860
Date of Death:20/03/1942
Age:32
Regiment/Service:Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, R.C.I.C.
Grave Reference: 37. G. 10.
Cemetery:BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information:Son of Daniel Thomas Archer and Sarah Jane Archer, of Richmond, Surrey.


Eastbourne Gazette - Wednesday 25 March 1942

SOLDIER'S FATAL ACCIDENT
A verdict of "accidental death" was returned at an inquest at the Town Hall yesterday upon Sergeant Clare Archer, of the Canadian Army, whose home is in Winnipeg. While riding a motor cycle in the early hours of Thursday he collided with the rear of an Army lorry near Berwick and died later in the day at Princess Alice Hospital.

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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2017, 22:34:04 PM »


Name:   Clare Archer
Birth Date:   27 Jan 1910
Birth Place:   Stanton, Derby, England
Residence Place:   Kenora, Ontario, Canada
Death Date:   20 Mar 1942

In 1911, age 1, born Stanton By Bridge, Derbyshire. With parents & 3 siblings. Also 1 servant & 2 farm workers. At Stanton By Bridge Nr Derby. Father a Farmer.

From members of Ancetry. Believe Full name Benjamin Clare Archer(and as on BMD Register). Arrived in Quebec, Canada 1927. . Arrived UK Sept 1940 in Canadian Forces.

Died from Shock due to haemorrhage and multiple injuries.

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