Douglas George Jupp
From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List
Retired Chairman of the War Memorial Committee.
6/1/1943 – Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co, M.T. “Miralda”. Converted to Macship for N. Atlantic convoy duty. Thereafter M.T. “Goldmouth”, involved in “D Day” Normandy invasion.
March 1945 – obtained 2nd Mates Certificate in London. Then two years as 3/0 and 2/0 of M.T. “Tancred” attached to British Pacific Fleet.
Then ss “Umtali” & “Umgena”, Bullard King.
1948 – Mates Certificate, Cardiff.
Returned to S.A. Joined Mitchell Cotts Ships Agency.
Spent next 40 years in ships agency in Cape Town.
Retired 1988 as Regional Manager Freightmarine/Rennies Ships Agency.