From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List
Born at Knightsbridge, UK, 14/10/1916 and came to Cape Town 3 years later.
Educated at Rondebosch Boys School.
After G.B. joined Union Castle Line to train as a Marine Engineer, joined the Airforce, and then returned to sea as a Marine Engineer after leaving the Air Force.
Dudley sailed in 3 yacht races from Cape to Rio and the Uraguay Yacht Race. The sea was his love and he delivered 11 yachts for the owners overseas.