Alberts, John Charles, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 11B10, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1965 - 1966

Private First Class


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
South Beloit, IL
Last Address
South Beloit, IL

Casualty Date
May 16, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Rockton Township Cemetery, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
07E 064

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


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 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2017, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment1st Infantry Division
  1966-1966, 11B10, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment/A Company
  1966-1966, 11B10, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Beloit Daily News, Thursday 17 May 1966: John C. Alberts, 21, of South Beloit, died Monday in Viet Nam of fragment wounds suffered during Operation Birmingham, according to word received by his foster parents, Mr. and Mrs. Don Brown of Pecatonica. The notice said he was in combat against a hostile force. Alberts attended Pecatonica schools and graduated from Hononegah High School. He entered service last September 1965, and was sent to Viet Nam in January. Survivors include a brother, Gerald of Rockford; his father, Jesse Alberts, River Bluff Nursing Home, Rockford; and two sets of foster parents, the Browns and Mr. and Mrs. William Cannell of Rockton.
   
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