Apr 242016

Uncle Sam

Edward Bennett Close (1882) was born in New York, America, 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.

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