Campaigning World War Two Merchant Navy hero dies

Orston Bulman fron Cleadon with his Arctic Star medal.

Orston Bulman fron Cleadon with his Arctic Star medal.

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A CAMPAIGNING Arctic Convoy veteran has lost his final battle.

Former Merchant Navy seaman Orston Bulman, of Cleadon, has died aged 94.

The chief engineer, who sailed on the biggest Arctic Convoy – the PQ16 – was admitted to South Tyneside District Hospital last Tuesday after suffering from abdominal pain, and died of heart failure on Saturday.

 

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