George Stanley Bullock

From the General Botha Old Boys Association Muster List

B. Umtali, Southern Rhodesia, 26 January 1907, son of Robert Stanley Bullock and Adeline Rosa;

Ed. High School, Umtali, Southern Rhodesia;

Cadet Draft 1923-4.

On completion of his course in General Botha George Stanley Bullock joined the Clan Line as an Apprentice where he remained throughout his career.

When war broke out he was studying for his Extra Master’s Certificate.

The SS Clan Macfadyen, on which he was serving as Second Officer, was torpedoed in November 1942 off Trinidad, West Indies, by an enemy submarine and sank within ninety seconds of being hit.

The submarine was U508 commanded by Lieutenant George Staats and the Clan Macfadyen was hit at 0002 on 27/11/42.

Service Record



Joined Company



Clan MacFadyen

2nd Officer


Torpedoed & sunk


27 November 1942


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