Regiment : The Worcestershire Regiment Volunteer Service Company
Service number : 6848
Conflict : Boer War
Memorial : Worcestershire Regiment 1st Battalion Boer War Roll of Honour
Listed on the roll of honour under Bewdley E Company with the additional information: Pte.
The Worcestershire Regiment Volunteer Service Company
The inscription relevant to his service reads:
1st V.B. WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
Continuation of War Service of members of the above Battalion,
during the SOUTH AFRICAN WAR, 1899-1902.
A Draft commanded by Capt. R.H. Whitcombe, consisting of the
undermentioned 6 Men and , and 14 Men of the 2nd V.B. Worc Regt. Sailed in H.M.T. “ASSAYE” from London, 11th May 1900, and joined the Service Company with the 2nd B. Worc. Regt at Pretoria, 18th August 1900.
John Alberts was killed in action during the Gallipoli campaign on 6th August 1915. His name appears on the list of WW1 casualties on Bewdley War Memorial.