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Robert Swepston ABERNETHY

Robert Swepston ABERNETHY, Colonel, United States Army.

Background

  • ABERNETHY, Robert Swepston was born on August 5, 1874 in Rancho, Gonzales Company, Texas, United States.

  • Education

    • United States Military Academy, 1897. School of Submarine Defense, 1906. Army War College, 1912.

    Career

    • Second Lieutenant, United States Art., 1897. First Lieutenant, 1899. Captain 36 Infantry, 1899.

      Major 1899-1901; Captain Art. Corps, 1901; Major Coast Art. Corps, 1911; Lieutenant-Colonel, 1917.

      Colonel Field Art. N.A., 1917-1920. Colonel 1920; wounded twice, 1899. 3 Silver Star Citations.

      General Staff Corps Eligible List.

    Membership

    Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington, D. C.), Army and Navy (Manila, Philippine Islands).
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