About The Site:

This site is dedicated to the memory of Special Forces from World War 2 to the present who served and died in places and under circumstances most of us can only imagine in our worst nightmares.

My research has taken nearly 40 years and is sadly still ongoing as wars and conflicts show no sign of abating worldwide.

I sincerely hope that no information,errors or omissions cause any offence to families or Associations.

I hope this site serves as an everlasting memorial to past,present and future Special Forces.

Please feel free to contact me re errors or additional material.

In memory of my late father-in-law Adam Anderson,PPA 1944-45.

John Robertson, Ayr, Scotland

Please note all dates given numerically are in the British format. i.e. 5.3.2008 is 5th March 2008 and not 3rd May 2008

John RobertsonRIP John Robertson
It is with great sadness that i have to report the passing of my dad, John Robertson. Today June 9th 2020 he passed away after a long, hard battle with cancer. He began this site 15 years ago after many years of passion for military history. The site has grown and grown due to his love of helping people find out more about lost relatives. Site also dedicated to his wife June Robertson who passed away 5th October 2023. Rest in peace Mum & Dad.

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  • Seal Team 2 group
    My grandfather, Charles P. O'Bryan, center back row. I copied the picture to share with my mom. Thank you for sharing all of these pictures. I will keep searching for more of Grandpa Charles.
  • David Morrison
    Full image : https://www.specialforcesroh.com/index.php?media/2-sas-group.13802/

    I have this photograph too - the man on the other side which you do not show is CPL Pete Drake, comment by Graham Alcock
    Thanks Graham, have tagged other individual as Pete Drake on the full image.
  • David Morrison
    I have this photograph too - the man on the other side which you do not show is CPL Pete Drake, comment by Graham Alcock
  • Leonard Hector Grant-Taylor (right)
    My father trained under this man in Italy at Taranto in 1943. Hos instruction saved my fathers life in 1944 when he had to enter a room and shoot dead 6 enemy soldiers who had come to capture him.
  • Seal Team 2 group
    Thank you for posting this. -granddaughter of Ken Macdonald
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    Hello - As his niece it’s lovely to read of others relationship with Alby. I am the daughter of his brother Steve Kiwi who is still with us today. Natasha Kiwi.
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    Warmest thoughts to you my my brother, my good friend always...you are so missed.
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