Edward W. Masterman is a World War II Missing In Action (MIA) SSGT whose name is engraved on the Tablets of the Missing at the American Cemetery and Memorial Margraten in the Netherlands. His name is adopted by the Stichting Missing In Action (MIA) board.
General information on Masterman, Edward W., ASN: 39196860:
|Name:||Edward Warren Masterman|
|Rank:||Staff Sergeant (SSGT)|
|Status:||Missing in action (MIA)|
|Missing since:||December 11, 1943|
|Unit:||614th Bomber Squadron
401st Bomber Group, Heavy
|Commemorated:||Tablets of the Missing
U.S. Cemetery and Memorial
|Adopted by:||Stichting Missing In Action (MIA) board|
Aircraft was so badly damaged by FLAK that Lt. Kaufman ordered the crew to bail out. This was near the Dutch coast and six of the crew were blown out to sea and lost. Two delayed their drop and landed safely.
B17G 42-31098 landed at Lindholme RAF base, Yorkshire, after sustaining heavy battle damage (eight crewmembers having bailed out).
Nickname: Penny's Thunderhead
Destination: Emden, Germany
Missing Air Crew Report (MACR): 8711
Father: Ed Masterman
Mother: Rhubell Masterman
Sister: Ethel Masterman
Brother: Gerald Masterman
Brother: Donald Masterman