Malan, Adolph “Sailor” Gysbert, DSO and Bar, DFC

Adolph “Sailor” Malan was born in Wellington, South Africa, in 1910 and joined the Union Castle Line of the Mercantile Marine at the age of 15, from which service he derived his nickname “Sailor”. He completed his initial seafaring training at the South African Merchant Navy Academy, and was one of the stars produced by that fine training ground for quiet … Read More