That was the number given to him by the Cyclist Corps..... His VSC number was 6877......
The list of known Jewels that I have is as follows.....
6848 Private John ALBERTS
6720 Private H. CROWTHER
6766 Private William LEWIS
6718 Private T. COLLINS
6724 Private Walter DELVES
6870 Private Frank PERKS
Composite Cycle Corps –
4400 Lance-Corporal [Private] James NEAL
From my original article:
NOTE: Please see both Hibbard and the following from the OMRS Journal Volume 16 No. 2 Spring and Volume 16 No. 3 Summer, the type 4 is possible but has not been officially reported as of the time of this writing .....
Military Historical Society
A visit, today, to the Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum on Foregate Street, Worcester found 5 jewels within their displays to the following recipients :
Captain Francis Checketts. Worcester Volunteer Battalion.
Lt. E. A. Knight. Worcestershire Yeomanry.
7202. Sergeant J Somers. Worcs Yeomanry.
6842. Private Henry Holmes. Worcs. Vol. Btn.
6848. Private john Albert's. Worcs. Vol. Btn.
Maybe you already have these names. I have seen Alberts mentioned previously.