Jozef Hendrik Pieter Albrecht Willems, known as Jos Willems (1923-2010) was born in Knokke, Belgium on 2 July 1923. After active duty in WWII as a member of the Flemish Brigade, he moved to South Africa in 1951, where his bride-to-be, Monigue, joined him in the same year and they were married in Cape Town. He became a South African citizen in 1967. Jos Willems was appointed adminstrative and public relations officer for the Drama Department of Stellenbosch University under Professor Fred Engelen in 1965 - a positon which he held until his retirement in 1985 (1987?).
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