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S/Sgt. William S. Telfer was born June 22, 1921 in Sioux City, Iowa. He was the only child of William P. and Rozella Telfer. He entered the Army Air Corps Jan. 26, 1942 and would ultimately become a B-17 ball turret gunner.  Telfer was the only member of the crew who was killed in action during the war.

Bud Poulson on Telfer

Awards and Certificates

European/Africa/Middle Eastern                       Army Meritorious Unit                                Good Conduct Medal 

             Campaign Medal                                           Commendation


               Discharge Pin                                                    Air Medal                                              WWII Victory Medal


                                                                               American Defense Medal

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