The Aerodrome Home Page
Aces of WWI
Aircraft of WWI
Books and Videos
The Aerodrome Forum
Sign the Guestbook
Help
WWI Web Sites
Medals & Decorations
The Aerodrome News
Search The Aerodrome
Today in History




Name: Ernest Harold Masters
Croix de Guerre [France]
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 45
Victories: 8
Born: 1899
Place of Birth: Oldbury, Worcestershire
Died: 24 December 1918 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death:  
Cemetery: Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France
 
 
The son of George and Fanny Masters, Ernest Harold Masters was posted to 45 Squadron in France in 1918. With this unit, he scored eight victories flying the Sopwith Camel. He was killed in a flying accident on Christmas eve, 1918.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 13 May 1918 0620 45 Sopwith Camel (B2379) Albatros D.III (DES) Costa
2 13 May 1918 0630 45 Sopwith Camel (B2379) LVG C (DES) Frison
3 19 Jun 1918 0933 45 Sopwith Camel (D1974) Albatros D.V (DES) Mt. Meatta
4 19 Jun 1918 0935 45 Sopwith Camel (D1974) Albatros D.V (OOC) Asiago
5 14 Jul 1918 0945 45 Sopwith Camel (D1974) D (DES) Mt. Cismon
6 10 Aug 1918 0650 45 Sopwith Camel (C54) LVG C (DES) Foclatti
7 20 Aug 1918 1910 45 Sopwith Camel (C54) C (DES) S of Asiago
8 23 Oct 1918 1200 45 Sopwith Camel (F7212) Rumpler C (OOC) Coincourt

1 Shared with Francis Bowles
 
Aces · Aircraft · Books · Forum · Guests · Help · Links · Medals · News · Search · Today