William "Sam" Flessert

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Record 247/959
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of William "Sam" Flessert.
Year Range from 1940
Event World War II
Year range to 1942
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view of William "Sam" Flessert. He is wearing a civilian suit and tie.
William "Sam" Flessert was born in Oshkosh, WI on October 3, 1916. The family then moved to Mooseheart, IL. He came back to Oshkosh, WI in the late 1930s and lived with the Ben Ehricke family. He attended North Central College in Naperville, IL and enlisted in the Army Air Force during World War II. He was trained as a bombadier and served in the Pacific Theater as a 2nd Lieutenant. He was killed in action in 1943.
Object ID P2005.20.71
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Flessert, William A. "Sam"
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Army Air Force
Pacific Theater of Operations
Title William "Sam" Flessert
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