-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

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Kenneth Frank Bulman

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Date of birth: 8th January 1905
Place of birth: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Parents: John and Henrietta Bulman
Wife: Mary Bulman
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/J 103720
Joined Hood: 2nd June 1939
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Ken was born 8th 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.

Additional Photos

Ken aboard H.M.S. Somme in June 1929

Ken aboard H.M.S. Crusader in May 1933

Ken and his friend Nick friend aboard Hood, 14 September 1940

Ken and fellow crewmen aboard Hood on 8 April 1941


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 46, Column 1

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

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