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Funeral of Arctic Convoy hero

The funeral is to take place today of Commander Eddie Grenfell from Hampshire. Earlier this year the WWII veteran won his battle for recognition of those who took part in the Arctic Convoys of the Second World War.

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Final farewell to Arctic Convoy hero

Commander Eddie Grenfell holding the Arctic Star medal he received in February 2013

The funeral is to take place today of Commander Eddie Grenfell from Hampshire.

The retired naval commander died at the age of ninety-three. He fought for years to win recognition for the role he and his comrades played during the Arctic Convoys of World War Two.

Commander Grenfell died last month at his daughter's home in Southsea in Portsmouth.

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