Alberts, Francis John, SGT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Last Primary MOS
76K10-General Supply Specialist
Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1966, 76K10, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Service Years
1956 - 1966


Three Service Stripes

One Overseas Service Bar

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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

Casualty Date
Aug 27, 1966
Hostile, Died while Missing
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
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 Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryNew Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2021, New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1966-1966, 76K10, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airmobile)
 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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