Andrew Close

Andrew Close

Birth 18/10/1892 Death 28th Feb 1916 Private
Border Regiment
Service #12760

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator Moor, Cumberland.
Residence at Enlistment 3 Thompsons Court, Charles St., Whitehaven.
Residence (Roll of Honour) 3 Thompsons Court , Charles Street, Whitehaven. Cumberland.
Residence 1911 Census 3 Thompsons Court, Charles St., Whitehaven.
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Collier
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) John Close & Ellen (Ellenor) Close nee Walker Married in 1883 in Whitehaven.
Siblings Robert Close , Margret Close , John Close .
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Border Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 7th
Rank at Enlistment Private
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 12760
Date of Enlistment 4th September 1914
Place of Enlistment Whitehaven
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts Service record
posted to France 14/7/1915
Medical Records
1/2/16 Gunshot Wound L Hip
18/2/16 Gunshot Wound Buttock
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 24
Date of Death 28th Feb 1916
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 7th
Rank at Death Pte.
Circumstances of Death Died of appendicitis.
Service Number at Death 12760
Field of Action at Death Boulogne
Place of Death France
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
Grave Position VIII. D. 65.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial St Johns War Memorial


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