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
 
Sons Of Odysseus
Flames in the Field: The Story of Four SOE Agents in Occupied France
The Ariadne Objective: Patrick Leigh Fermor and the Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis
SOE: An Outline History of the Special Operations Executive
SOE Agent: Churchill's Secret Warriors
A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson
Confessions Of A Special Agent: Wartime Service In The Small Scale Raiding Force And SOE
Watch for Me by Moonlight: British Agent with the French Resistance
Operations Most Secret .. SOE: The Malayan Theatre
SOE's Mastermind: An Authorised Biography of Major General Sir Colin Gubbins Kcmg, DSO, MC
Claude and Madeleine: A True Story of War, Espionage and Passion
Mission Improbable: A Salute to the Royal Air Force Women of Special Operations Executive in Wartime France

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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