SOE Tivey, Colin

We Dared To Win: The SAS In Rhodesia
By Hannes Wessels, Andre Scheepers

John Robertson

Staff member
  • UNIT
SOE (Belgian Section)
  • RANK
Chevalier de lOrdre de la Couronne (Belgium)
Europe (awarded 1948)
parent unit Leicestershire Regiment
born 14.3.1913 near Loughborough
educated Loughborough Grammar School
joined Army 1940
Instructor for Belgian agents
Liaison officer with US troops,Netherlands 1945
Anglo-French interpreter and liaison officer to British staff at Allied Command,Berlin
schoolmaster postwar
died 24.9.2001
Code Name Pauline: Memoirs of a World War II Special Agent
SOE's Ultimate Deception: Operation Periwig
Mission Improbable: A Salute to the Royal Air Force Women of Special Operations Executive in Wartime France
Setting France Ablaze: The Soe in France During WW II
We Will Remember Them: A Record of the Jews Who Died in the Armed Forces of the Crown from 1939-1945
Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Confessions Of A Special Agent: Wartime Service In The Small Scale Raiding Force And SOE
Operations Most Secret .. SOE: The Malayan Theatre
Soe in France: An Account of the Work of the British Special Operations Executive in France
Greek Entanglement
Guardians Of Churchill's Secret Army: Men Of The Intelligence Corps In The Special Operations Executive
The Bandits of Cisterna

clive thorpe

New Member
Agree with Tim .... know my French grammar, inside out, back to front and do it with both hands tied behind my back because of 'Uncle Col' ... wish I could say the same for some of my younger colleagues and native speakers whom I've come across in my career.