Abernethy, Robert, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Officer)
Primary Unit
1930-1933, 1193, Hawaiian Division
Service Years
1897 - 1938

Field Artillery

Brigadier General



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1874
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Gonzales County
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jun 10, 1952
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot 3 - 2073/D

 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932) US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
BG Abernathy was awarded three (3) Silver Stars for gallantry and two (2) Purple Hearts for wounds during his Spanish-American War and Philippine Campaign service, 1898 - 1899.

He was commissioned a FA 2LT in June 1897, upon graduation from the USMA.

He retired in August 1938 with over 41 years of commissioned service. 

 
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment1st Division (Big Red One)1st Battalion, 36th Infantry RegimentUnited States Military Academy West Point (Staff)
Army War College (Staff)Army GarrisonsU.S. ArmyHawaiian Division
  1897-1899, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment
  1899-1899, 1st Field Artillery Brigade/6th Field Artillery (155's)
  1899-1901, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment
  1901-1903, United States Military Academy West Point (Staff)
  1911-1912, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1916-1916, Army Garrison, Fort Hamilton, NY
  1917-1918, 1193, American Expeditionary Force
  1930-1933, 1193, Hawaiian Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1893-1897, United States Military Academy
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