Roy Morris Close, 19181945 (aged 26 years)

Name
Roy Morris Close
Birth November 18, 1918
Census 1920 US Fed 1920 (aged 1 year)
Note: Living with parents and family at Mount Harris, Colorado.
Census 1930 US Fed 1930 (aged 11 years)
Note: Living with parents and family at New Plymouth, Idaho.
Death of a brotherRobert William Close
April 4, 1932 (aged 13 years)
Burial of a brotherRobert William Close
after April 4, 1932 (aged 13 years)
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Death of a sisterMabel Irene Close
January 9, 1940 (aged 21 years)
Burial of a sisterMabel Irene Close
after January 9, 1940 (aged 21 years)
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Census 1940 US Fed 1940 (aged 21 years)
Note:

Living with wife Leah and family at New Plymouth, Idaho. Flood Control Labourer.

Parents and family are living nearby.

Milit-Beg June 28, 1944 (aged 25 years)
Note:

U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name: Roy M Close Birth Year: 1918 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Colorado State of Residence: Oregon County or City: Umatilla

Enlistment Date: 28 Jun 1944 Enlistment State: Utah Enlistment City: Fort Douglas Branch: No branch assignment Branch Code: No branch assignment Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life

Education: 2 years of high school Civil Occupation: Semiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor Marital Status: Married Height: 00 Weight: 000

Death May 30, 1945 (aged 26 years)
Burial after May 30, 1945 (on the date of death)
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Family with parents
father
1880 US Federal Census
18781953
Birth: April 16, 1878Odell, Livingston County, Illinois, America
Death: about 1953Hermiston, Umatilla County, Oregon, America
mother
1920 US Federal Census
18941954
Birth: about 1894Missouri, America
Death: about 1954Hermiston, Umatilla County, Oregon, America
elder sister
1920 US Federal Census
19121940
Birth: about 1912Missouri, America
Death: January 9, 1940New Plymouth, Payette County, Idaho, America
4 years
elder brother
1920 US Federal Census
19151932
Birth: about 1915Missouri, America
Death: April 4, 1932New Plymouth, Payette County, Idaho, America
4 years
himself
1920 US Federal Census
19181945
Birth: November 18, 1918Colorado, America
Death: May 30, 1945New Plymouth, Payette County, Idaho, America
brother
Leonard Calvin Close
sister
Darlene Close
Family with Ella Leah Hylton
himself
1920 US Federal Census
19181945
Birth: November 18, 1918Colorado, America
Death: May 30, 1945New Plymouth, Payette County, Idaho, America
wife
Ella Leah Hylton
son
Robert Close
Census 1920 US Fed

Living with parents and family at Mount Harris, Colorado.

Census 1930 US Fed

Living with parents and family at New Plymouth, Idaho.

Census 1940 US Fed

Living with wife Leah and family at New Plymouth, Idaho. Flood Control Labourer.

Parents and family are living nearby.

Milit-Beg

U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name: Roy M Close Birth Year: 1918 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Colorado State of Residence: Oregon County or City: Umatilla

Enlistment Date: 28 Jun 1944 Enlistment State: Utah Enlistment City: Fort Douglas Branch: No branch assignment Branch Code: No branch assignment Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life

Education: 2 years of high school Civil Occupation: Semiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor Marital Status: Married Height: 00 Weight: 000

Burial

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