Many thanks to Lyn Hamilton for sending a chunky little tree tracing the descendants of Thomas Close (1781) and his family from Grinton, Yorkshire into Australia. In particular, we now have a number of WW1 and WW2 combatants and fatalities (138 new people):
- Charles Berry Close (1889) who was wounded in action but survived
- Walter John Westcott Close (1891) who survived
- Hazel Maynard Close (1894) who survived
- Herbert Clyde Close (1901) who was discharged in 1942 but died a year later
- Rex Wilkinson Close (1904) who was killed in action in 1942
- James Raymond Close (1920) who was killed in action in 1942
- James Noel Close (1923) who survived
- Kevin Dean Close (1924) who survived
And now for a bit of housekeeping
See the wood and the trees
We publish everything we have in our fabulous trees, so basically if you can’t find it, we don’t have it. With over 20,000 people, 5,000 families, 12,000 sources, and 69,000 image references currently sat in our database, you’ll appreciate the amount of work that has gone into this over the years.
You can see more in the Close Ancestry Trees.
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