Henry Joseph Close (1884) - World War 1 and World War 2

Henry Joseph Close (1884) – World War 1 and World War 2

Henry Joseph Close (1884) was born in New Haven, Connecticut, America in 1884, the son of George Brown Close and Sarah Kettendorf. He spent most of his life as a shipyard electrician in Quincy, Massachusetts. He was drafted into the US forces at Quincy, Massachusetts in […]

Lewis Samuel Close (1897) - World War 1 and World War 2

Lewis Samuel Close (1897) – World War 1 and World War 2

Lewis Samuel Close (1897) was born in Nunda, New York in 1897, the son of Morrell Eugene Close (1867) and Lillian May Wildey. He was drafted into the US forces in 1918 at Geneseo, New York. In 1942 he enlisted into the US forces at Chicago, […]

John Manley Close (1881) - World War 1 and World War 2

John Manley Close (1881) – World War 1 and World War 2

John Manley Close (1881) was born in Genoa, New York in 1881, the son of Franklin Ferris Close (1847) and Lydia Ann Whipple. He was drafted into the US forces in 1918 at Los Angeles, California. In 1942 he was drafted again at Los Angela, California. […]

Leland Maxwell Close (1893) - World War 1 and World War 2

Leland Maxwell Close (1893) – World War 1 and World War 2

Leland Maxwell Close (1893) was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, America in 1893, the son of Jacob Voorhis Close (1858) and Anna Maxwell Williams. He was drafted into the US forces in 1917 at Norwalk, Connecticut. In 1942 he was drafted again at Norwalk, Connecticut. See more […]

Henry Reynolds Close (1821) - American Civil War

Henry Reynolds Close (1821) – American Civil War

Henry Reynolds Close (1821) was born at Connecticut, America in 1821, the son of Henry Close and Arney Catherine Reynolds. He was drafted into the Union forces in 1865 in the state of Michigan and was a County Clerk at the time. See more detail in […]

Richard Howard Close (1904) - World War 2

Richard Howard Close (1904) – World War 2

Richard Howard Close (1904) was born in California, America in 1904, the son of Cicero Howard Close (1864) and Della Margaret Doxey. He enlisted into the US Navy in 1942 at California and was subsequently awarded the Purple Heart Medal for his services. See more detail […]

William Edward Close (1878) - World War 1 and World War 2

William Edward Close (1878) – World War 1 and World War 2

William Edward Close (1878) was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, America in 1878, the son of George W Close (1833) and Annie Unknown. He was drafted into the US forces in 1918 at Brooklyn, New York, blind in both eyes. In 1942 he was drafted again at […]

Everett Reynolds Close (1879) - World War 1 and World War 2

Everett Reynolds Close (1879) – World War 1 and World War 2

Everett Reynolds Close (1879) was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, America in 1879, the son of Theodore E Close (1841) and Agnes Clara Howland. He was drafted into the US forces in 1918 at Fairfield County, Connecticut. In 1942 he was drafted again at Greenwich, Connecticut. See […]

Egbert W Close (1891) - World War 1 and World War 2

Egbert W Close (1891) – World War 1 and World War 2

Egbert W Close (1891) was born in Matawan, New Jersey in 1891, the son of Joseph Ward Close (1865) and Emma Wyckoff. He was drafted into the US forces in 1917 at Asbury Park, New Jersey. In 1942 he was drafted again at Asbury Park, New […]

Wilmot Seward Close (1886) - World War 1 and World War 2

Wilmot Seward Close (1886) – World War 1 and World War 2

Wilmot Seward Close (1886) was born in Manhattan, New York, America in 1886, the son of Frank L Close and Eloise Seward. He joined the 7th New York Infantry in 1917 and saw action overseas. He was slightly wounded in Belgium and mentioned in despatches for […]

Earl Mead Close (1885) - World War 1 and World War 2

Earl Mead Close (1885) – World War 1 and World War 2

Earl Mead Close (1885) was born in Illinois, America in 1885, the son of John Andrew Close (1848) and Nancy Anna Ashen. He was drafted into the US forces in 1918 at Madison County, Illinois. In 1942 he was drafted again at Alton, Madison County, Illinois. […]

Charles Le Roy Close (1890) - World War 1 and World War 2

Charles Le Roy Close (1890) – World War 1 and World War 2

Charles Le Roy Close (1890) was born in Matawan, New Jersey in 1890, the son of Charles Edwin Close (1860) and Hannah Thopmson Horner. He was drafted into the US forces in 1917 at Matawan, New Jersey. In 1942 he was drafted again at Monmouth County, […]

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