Francis J. Alberts

Date of Birth: 05/13/1938
Neighborhood: Manayunk
High School: Roxborough High School
Street: Gay St.
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: SGT
Date of Casualty: 08/27/1966
Province of Casualty: Unknown
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 1
Panel Row: 5

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One of 10 children, Alberts attended Roxborough High School 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 Tn Province. Alberts was survived by his wife, son, parents, seven brothers and two sisters.

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