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User currently offlineBRUspotter From Belgium, joined Jan 2004, 146 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4057 times:

Here's the problem. In the mid nineties, I worked for a while in Cape Town where I made a very good friend. His name was Izaak de Villiers and at that time he was nursing at Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town, as I was too.(just in case anyone reading this knows him...). Anyhow, as often happens, we lost touch when I returned to the UK. The last thing I know is that he was living in East London, S.A.

How can I go about tracing him? Any ideas greatfully received!

Thanks.


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User currently offlineKmh1956 From Bermuda, joined Jun 2005, 3324 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4057 times:

Try one of the people search programs on the Internet. I've found several people that way, although usually in the US or UK...not South Africa.


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User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 7154 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 4052 times:

South african phone book

http://phonebook.yellowpages.co.za/



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User currently offlineAirKas1 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2003, 4522 posts, RR: 51
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 4033 times:
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Quoting Oly720man (Reply 2):
South african phone book

http://phonebook.yellowpages.co.za/

I C P DE VILLIERS SOLITUDE FARM 2B , QUINERA, EAST LONDON/OOS-LONDEN

#21 listed.


User currently offlineBRUspotter From Belgium, joined Jan 2004, 146 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 4020 times:

Wow maybe thats him, I'll call tomorrow. Whats the time difference anyway between Belgium and South Africa? Thanks for your help.


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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11963 posts, RR: 41
Reply 5, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3987 times:

Quoting BRUspotter (Reply 4):
Whats the time difference anyway between Belgium and South Africa?

Is there any time difference? Can't be more than an hour or two if there is. Seems like Belgium and South Africa would be more or less on the same meridian.

Thom@s



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User currently offlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12323 posts, RR: 32
Reply 6, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3986 times:
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Looks like South Africa is one hour ahead of Belgium.


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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11963 posts, RR: 41
Reply 7, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3980 times:

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 6):
Looks like South Africa is one hour ahead of Belgium.

Well, I was close..  Smile

Thom@s



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User currently offlineAT502B From South Africa, joined Dec 2004, 347 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3965 times:

De Villiers is a pretty common name in South Africa, hopefully it's the right one!


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User currently offlineAlessandro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 3920 times:

Check out www.timeanddate.com

User currently offlineBRUspotter From Belgium, joined Jan 2004, 146 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 3891 times:

Guess what; I found him! Or rather AirKas1 did! Gave him a surprise call at the weekend and caught up on 14 years! Now we are back in contact and intend to keep in regular touch. Thanks for your help...


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User currently offlineAirKas1 From Netherlands, joined Dec 2003, 4522 posts, RR: 51
Reply 11, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3888 times:
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No problem, glad I could help (although I wouldn't have found that website on my own..)

User currently offlineWaterpolodan From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 1672 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (9 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 3874 times:

Wow, that's really cool... I don't have anything to add, I just enjoy seeing a forum as international as this being put to such good use.

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