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First Name: Robert

Last Name: Abernethy

Birthplace: Gonzales Co., TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Gonzales, TX
Middle Name: Swepston

Date of Birth: 05 August 1874

Date of Death: 10 June 1952

Rank: Brigadier General

Years Served: 1897-1938
Robert Swepston Abernethy

Graduate, U.S. Military Academy, Class of 1897

•  Spanish-American War (1898)
•  Philippine-American War (1899 - 1902)
•  World War I (1914 - 1918)


Robert Swepston Abernethy

Brigadier General, U. S. Army

Silver Stars

Col. CAC USA then (2Lt 3d Art.) (Capt 36th) Awarded two Silver Star citations for gallantry in action, by the War Dept. Jan. 17, 1924, for the following acts:
1st - for gallantry in action against Insurgents near Manila, P.I. Feb 5, 1899.
2nd - for gallantry in action against Insurgents near Porac, Pampanga, Luzon, P.I. Sept. 28, 1899.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 311211   Created by: Deemax




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