Alberts, Francis John, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
76K-General Supply Specialist
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 76K, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division /B Company
Service Years
1956 - 1966

Sergeant


Three Service Stripes



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1938
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Villas, NJ
Last Address
Villas, NJ

Casualty Date
Aug 27, 1966
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Florence National Cemetery - Florence, South Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
10E 049/Plot: Sec A Site 287-A

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division
  1966-1966, 76K, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division /B Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

One of 10 children, Alberts attended Roxborough High School in Philadelphia and worked on boats in Villas, N.J., before deciding to make a career of the Army. He was stationed in Germany before being assigned to Company B of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), in Vietnam. The 28-year-old sergeant died on Aug. 27, 1966. in Quang Tri Province. Alberts was survived by his wife, son, parents, seven brothers and two sisters.
   
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