John Close (1886) - World War 1

John Close (1886) – World War 1

John Close (1886) was born in Belfast, Ireland, the son of John Close (1850) and Mary Jane Bell. He enlisted into the Royal Navy in 1901 and served on a number of ships before and through World War 1. He died on board H.M.S. Indefatigable […]

Kenneth Richard Close (Holmes) (1897) - World War 1

Kenneth Richard Close (Holmes) (1897) – World War 1

Kenneth Richard Close (Holmes) (1897) was born in Austinburg, Ohio in 1897 the son of Frank Grant Close (Holmes) (1869) and Alma Sloat. Technically he’s not a Close because his father was the son of William Holmes, and his grandmother later remarried into the Close […]