Robert B. Carpenter was born in Grainger County, Tennessee. Son of John Carpenter and Sallie Carpenter Brooks
He was wounded on 1 September 1918 and a month later killed in action in France at the age of 21. He was initially buried at Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 4 July 1897
  • Date of death: 5 November 1918
  • County: Claiborne
  • Hometown: Concord
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company L, 6th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Meuse-Argonne
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar II, Middle Panel
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