Personnel Index - Detail

Name
RICHMAN
First Names
Rowland Edward
Rank
Flight Lieutenant
Service
RAF
Service Number
176180 (NCO) 115542 (Officer)
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted in 9/40 and out 5/41 to 149Sqn
Age
22

 

Awarded the DFM.

Flew 33 Hampden operations with 49Sqn.



He was killed on 2nd March 1943 returning from a raid on Berlin and is buried in the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery.
 


 

Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses

It is interesting to note that Sgt Gillingam in the above 149Sqn crew shared a PoW camp (Lamsdorf.....Stalag VIIIB /344 ) with 49Sqn's 'Paddy Mac' McMahon.



Newspaper images of F/L Richman are courtesy of Kenneth Durkin (Hull and East Yorkshire Villagers at War Facebook Group)

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