Apr 242016

Uncle Sam

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

He was drafted into the US forces in 1917, initially as a sergeant before accepting a commission to 1st Lieutenant and then promotion to Captain. He saw active duty in France and was awarded the Meritorious Citation Certificate.

See more detail in the Close Ancestry trees.

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