-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

Updated 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
KENNETH FRANK BULMAN

Photo of Petty Officer Kenneth Frank Bulman, courtesy of the Bulman family, Feb 2001

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/J 103720
Date Joined Hood: 02 June 1939
Biographical Information: Ken was born 8 January 1905 in Southampton, Hampshire to parents John and Henrietta Bulman. He was the husband of Mary Bulman, of Fareham, Hampshire. He was the father of Mary, Donald, Betty and Pamela.

He entered the Navy in August 1921 and was trained at H.M.S. Impregnable. He served in a variety of ships and shore establishments. He left H.M.S. Excellent for a posting on Hood in 1939. Ken was 36 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 46, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Petty Officer Kenneth Frank Bulman, courtesy of the Bulman family, Jan 2004
Above- Ken aboard H.M.S. Somme in June 1929
Below- Ken aboard H.M.S. Crusader in May 1933

Photo of Petty Officer Kenneth Frank Bulman, courtesy of the Bulman family, Jan 2004
Photo of Petty Officer Kenneth Frank Bulman, courtesy of the Bulman family, Feb 2001
Above- Ken and his friend Nick friend aboard Hood, 14 September 1940.
Below- Ken and fellow crewmen aboard Hood on 8 April 1941

Photo of Petty Officer Kenneth Frank Bulman, courtesy of the Bulman family, Jan 2004

Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The Bulman family (photo & information, February 2001 & January 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)