John J Close (1900) was born in Lugar, Scotland, the son of Robert Close (1867) and Jane Anne Robinson.
He was drafted into the Royal Scots Fusiliers during World War 1, but was killed in action in Flanders, Belgium 1918. He was buried in France, and subsequently awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
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