3008479 Aircraftman 2nd Class Charles Henry RIMAN
The International Bomber Command Losses Database indicates that AC2 Riman was one of seven airmen killed by an explosion while ground crew were removing the bomb load of a Lancaster after an aborted mission to Le Havre on 9 September 1944.
This is the incident at http://www.rafupwood.co.uk/dedicationgcrew.html
but only mentions 6 names
7 registered Huntingdon - and all on our DB already
Gill William E 30 Huntingdon 3b 240 Scan available - click to view
Mole James A 29 Huntingdon 3b 240 Scan available - click to view
Burrowes Bartram E 28 Huntingdon 3b 241 Scan available - click to view
Ellis James 23 Huntingdon 3b 241 Scan available - click to view
Graham Thomas E H 25 Huntingdon 3b 241 Scan available - click to view
Jones Herbert B 33 Huntingdon 3b 241 Scan available - click to view
Thompson James F 41 Huntingdon 3b 242 Scan available - click to view
Charles Henry RIMAN is registered in Cambridge - possibly injured and died hospital ? - but as I said all others known to have been killed on bomb explosion of Lancaster ND978 at RAF Upwood - are registered Huntingdon
Need to see if RIMAN KOAS and all rest KOAS ?
Riman Charles H 19 Cambridge 3b 501
Charles Henry Riman 3008479 , attached to 33 Base , was found drowned in the River Cam at 07:45 Hours, his body being removed to Mill County hospital, his death was ruled accidental.
Last edited by jonheyworth; 22nd March 2022 at 07:52.
paulmcmillan (22nd March 2022)
Riman was cleared up by Jon in subsequent post
Charles Edward Phillips 1871719 , attached to Number 6 Filter Room, died of an illiopsoas abscess