Apr 242016

Uncle Sam

Edward Bennett Close (1884) was born in New York, America in 1882, the son of Edward Harvey Close and Emma Bennett.

He was called into active service in 1917 as a Captain with subsequent promotion to Major. He saw active duty in France, receiving the French Medaille d’Honneur des Affaires Etrangerers (Vermeil, sans glaives).

Honourably discharged in 1918.

See more detail in the Close Ancestry trees.

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