Robert Crusenberry was born 9 March 1892 in Bristol, Tennessee to John Crusenberry and Dora Richards. Pvt Crusenberry was a farmer before his induction on 13 November 1918 at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis. He died of cerebrospinal meningitis.

The Bristol Herald Courier, Monday 26 July 1920
The body of Robert Crusenberry, who died overseas, arrived at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Judge Crusenberry, at this place Wednesday. Private Crusenberry having taken ill with a severe case of pneumonia on the boat on the way to France, died in a few days after landing at a hospital in Brest. He was about 27 years of age and leaves besides his parents fourbrothers and four sisters. His body was interred in the Avoca cemetery Thursday.


  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 9 March 1892
  • Date of death: 18 October 1918
  • County: Sullivan
  • Hometown: Bristol
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Gordon September Auto Replacement Draft Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Ordway Cemetery, Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar V, Middle Panel
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