Robert Stokley Close (1920) - World War 2

Robert Stokley Close (1920) – World War 2

Robert Stokley Close (1920) was born in Wanamassa, New Jersey, the son of Egbert W Close (1891) and Ruth Ester Bunnell. He was inducted into the US Air Cadets in 1943 at Asbury Park, New Jersey and was posted overseas in 1944 as a B-17 […]

Richard Howard Close (1904) - World War 2

Richard Howard Close (1904) – World War 2

Richard Howard Close (1904) was born in California, America, 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.

George Everett Close (1919) - World War 2

George Everett Close (1919) – World War 2

George Everett Close (1919) was born in Stamford, Connecticut, the son of George Reynolds Close (1883) and Florence Lockwood. He enlisted into the US Army in 1941 at Hartford, Connecticut and was subsequently awarded the Silver Star Medal for conspicuous gallantry.

John Henry Close (1884) - World War 1

John Henry Close (1884) – World War 1

John Henry Close (1884) was born in Nottinghamshire, England, the son of John Close (1833) and Eliza Hubbard. He was drafted into the Nottingham Durham Light Infantry in 1916 served in Boulogne in 1918 and was awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal after […]

Charles Berry Close (1889) - World War 1

Charles Berry Close (1889) – World War 1

Charles Berry Close (1889) was born at Moonta, South Australia, the son of William Close (1855) and Helen Gusling. He enlisted in the 43rd Infantry Battalion in 1916 and served in France where he was wounded in 1917. He was subsequently discharged due to his injuries […]

Walter John Westcott Close (1891) - World War 1

Walter John Westcott Close (1891) – World War 1

Walter John Westcott Close (1891) was born at Laura, South Australia, the son of John Thomas Close (1853) and Frances Wilkinson. He enlisted in the Australian Army Medical Corps in 1915 and served in Egypt, France and Belgium, returning to Australia aboard the Field Marshall in […]

Frederic Close (1889) - World War 1

Frederic Close (1889) – World War 1

Although Frederic Close (1889) was born in Missouri, America, he made his home in the Long Preston and Settle areas of Yorkshire when his mother came back from America with the family. During the First World War between 1914 and 1918, he served with the […]