John Leonard Martin

From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List

Sailed as an apprentice with Clan Line until 1938.

Reported in “Both Watches” 1953

Lieutenant in S.A. Navy.

Appointed to the Staff of the General Botha as Second Officer in 1944 after serving as Second Officer on the Queen Elizabeth, the Cunard Liner then serving as a troopship.

Years later, after retiring from stevedoring and moving to Cape Town, he joined the General Botha at Granger Bay as Quartermaster.

Deceased 03/05/90

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