Award for Arctic Convoy veteran

Commander Eddie Grenfell who campaigned for years for official recognition for veterans of the Arctic Convoys, is to receive a Churchill award for his services to the community.

Another award for Arctic Convoy veteran

Commander Eddie Grenfell
Commander Eddie Grenfell received his Arctic Star medal in February

The World War Two veteran Commander Eddie Grenfell who fought for years for official recognition of those involved in the Arctic Convoys is to be given a Churchill Award. The awards have been introduced to recognise the role over 65s play in our society.

Commander Grenfell's successful campaign saw the ninety-three year old from Southsea in Portsmouth, and many of his colleagues finally receive the Arctic Star medal this year.