William Epperson Close (1909) - World War 2

William Epperson Close (1909) – World War 2

William Epperson Close (1909) was born in Livingston, Texas, the son of William Spence Close (1877) and Lucy Patillo Epperson. He enlisted into the Army Air Corps in 1943 in Harris County, Texas. He was a prisoner of war in 1944, which he survived, but […]

Sydney Alexander Close (1890) - World War 1

Sydney Alexander Close (1890) – World War 1

Sydney Alexander Close (1890) was born in Nottinghamshire, England, the son of John Close and Eliza Hubbard. He was drafted into the Sherwood Foresters in 1915 but discharged as being medically unfit.  He died not long afterwards in 1916.

Herbert Clyde Close (1901) - World War 2

Herbert Clyde Close (1901) – World War 2

Herbert Clyde Close (1901) was born at Crystal Brook, South Australia, the son of James Henry Close (1858) and Eva Emma Phillips. He enlisted in the Australian Army in 1940 and was discharged in 1942 but died a year later. He is remembered on the Roll […]