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
 
Operation Autonomous: With S.O.E. in Wartime Romania
Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, & Rescue
Violette: The Missions of SOE Agent Violette Szabó GC
Spirit of Resistance: The Life of SOE Agent Harry Peulevé DSO MC
SOE's Ultimate Deception: Operation Periwig
Sabotage and Subversion: The SOE and OSS at War
SOE Heroines: The Special Operations Executive's French Section and Free French Women Agents
Violette Szabo: The Life That I Have
Agent Michael Trotobas and SOE in Northern France
A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson
Kidnap in Crete: The True Story of the Abduction of a Nazi General
Special Force: SOE and the Italian Resistance 1943 - 1945

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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