SOE Tivey, Colin

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Tivey
  • FORENAME
Colin
  • UNIT
SOE (Belgian Section)
  • RANK
Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Chevalier de lOrdre de la Couronne (Belgium)
  • PLACE
Europe (awarded 1948)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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
1946
schoolmaster postwar
died 24.9.2001
 
My War in the SOE: Behind Enemy Lines in France and Burma with the Special Operations Executive
Agent Rose: The True Spy Story of Eileen Nearne, Britain's Forgotten Wartime Heroine
Shadow Warriors: Daring Missions of World War II by Women of the OSS and SOE
Brighton's Secret Agents: The Brighton & Hove Contribution to Britain's WW2 Special Operation's Executive
Canadians Behind Enemy Lines, 1939-1945
Ian Fleming and SOE's Operation POSTMASTER: The Top Secret Story Behind 007
SOE: Churchill's Secret Agents
Secret War: Story of S.O.E., Britain's Wartime Sabotage Organisation
SOE Agent: Churchill's Secret Warriors
Secret War in Italy
The White Mouse
Forgotten Voices of the Secret War: An Inside History of Special Operations in the Second World War

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.
 
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