Edward Matthews Cutshall was born on 2 June 1923 in Limestone, Tennessee, the son of Bartley Chester Cutshall and Lovada Shelton. His brother, James J. Cutshall served with the Marine Corps during World War II and his brother Jack Forest Cutshall with the US Navy.
He was killed in action on 26 November 1944 in Germany
Buried at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN

Second Lieutenant
390th Fighter Squadron, 366th Fighter Group

The Johnson City Press, 17 December 1944
Lt. Edward M. Cutshall, Johnson City airman who has been listed missing over Germany since November 26, received title to wear a Presidential Unit Citation ribbon last month, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B.C. Cutshall of 116 Legion street have learned. Lt. Cutshall, pilot of a P-47 Thunderbolt fighter plane, was stationed at a base in France at the time he was reported missing. A graduate of Science Hill High School, he was a student at Warren Wilson College, Asheville, N.C., at the time he enlisted in the Air Corps in November, 1942, and was called to service in February of the next year.

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 2 June 1923
  • Date of death: 26 December 1944
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 390th Fighter Squadron, 366th Fighter Group
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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