Henry Brevoort Close (1884) was born in New York, America, the son of Edward Harvey Close and Emma Bennett.
He was drafted into the US Armed Forces in 1917, initially as a sergeant before accepting a commission to 1st Lieutenant and then promotion to Captain. He saw active duty in France and was awarded the Meritorious Citation Certificate.
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