Regiment : 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards
Service number : A0
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 23 on 25th August 1914
Buried : Landrecies Communal Cemetery, France, Grave B. 1.
Relatives : Son of the 1st Earl of Plymouth and the Countess of Plymouth, of Hewell Grange, Worcestershire
Memorial : Tardebigge St Bartholomew's Church
Additional information on the memorial: Lt
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral. Hon. Archer, Lt. 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards.
Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War:
Lieutenant the Honble Archer Windsor-Clive, 3rd Battn. Coldstream Guards, who was killed in action at Landrecies on the night of the 25th August, 1914, was the third son of the Earl of Plymouth and was born on 6th November, 1890. He was educated at Eton, where he was in the XI for two years, and at Trinity College, Cambridge. His commission as Second Lieutenant in the Coldstream Guards dated from 8th September, 1911, and he was promoted Lieutenant in November, 1913.
He was a member of the Guards’ Club and was a keen sportsman.
On the occasion of his death, the Guards were defending the village of Landrecies, successfully held at bay, and eventually drove off a greatly superior force of Germans, thereby playing an important part in securing the safety of the British Army in the retirement from Mons.