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colonel , United States Army

Robert Swepston ABERNETHY, Colonel, United States Army.


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


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


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.


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