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Arrie de Klerk

Unread post by Ray W » Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:08 am

I received a message this morning to say that Capt Arrie de Klerk, ex chairman of the Harvard Club, passed away yesterday after a short illness.
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Re: Arrie de Klerk

Unread post by Can1 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:14 am

RIP Arrie. Condolences to the family and friends.
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Re: Arrie de Klerk

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:04 pm

Rest in peace Arrie
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Re: Arrie de Klerk

Unread post by Ray W » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:11 pm

From Geoff Timms

Arrie De Klerk as he was known passed away this morning at 06h45. Arrie had the foresight to preserve the Harvard aircraft that the general public so loved and also to make it possible that the general public could undertake a flight in the Harvard. Until then only pilots undergoing training flew in the Harvard. Arrie founded the Harvard Club of SA and also had the 10 Harvard's that were transferred to the Harvard Club, registered as National Treasure's with the SAHRA ( South African Heritage Resource Agency) previously known as the National Monuments Council.
Arrie was a driving force that also revitalised the Silver Queen Air Rally, an event to mark the first flight from London to Cape Town in 1920.
Arrie will missed by many
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Re: Arrie de Klerk

Unread post by Tony van Vliet » Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:59 pm

An Officer and Gentleman!

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