MOTH CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
CITATION FOR MOTH JORGE DE JESUS
Moth Jorge De Jesus was born on the 14th October 1967 and after attending Jeppe School for Boys he was drafted to 6 SAI – Grahamstown in August 1987 where he spent a month being acclimatised to Military life. In October 1987 he was transferred to 5 Signals Regiment stationed at Wonderboom in Pretoria.
From December 1987 to July 1989, he was stationed at 524TP in Phalaborwa. During this period he was also seconded to Military Intelligence stationed at Charlie Base during November 1988 to January 1989.
Moth Jorge joined the order on the 17th January 2012 and was inducted into Dickie Fritz Shellhole. Since then his avid Mothing has him being a very active and supportive member within the Shellhole and has received the following awards: namely the Certificate of Comradeship from Dickie Fritz Shellhole in 2013, the Dickie Fritz Certificate Recognition in 2012, 2014, 2016. He has also received the MOTHWA Certificate of Recognition for his service and support for them.
He is currently the Shellhole Sergeant Major and has been since 2012. He has also gotten involved with the MESCA Dickie Fritz side and is the current serving Secretary since 2012.
He has recently been appointed as the East Rand District Sergeant Major, a post which he also performs diligently.
He also has outside interests such as Alfa Romeo Club South Africa (ARCSA) and the Fiat Club Africa which he joined in 2010
He is a founding member is currently still a member of the South African Veterans Signals Association (SAVSA) which he is also quite involved with.
In general discussions with fellow MOTHs, Jorge’s name often crops up relating to the Shellhole’s status and activities. He is one of few Moth members that truly live up to the Three Ideals of the MOTH. From the day that Jorge joined the Order he was always willing to lend a hand wherever help was needed.