Military History & Campaign Studies
Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley (former Commanding Officer of 1st Royal Welch Fusiliers), is a military historian and visiting lecturer at Birmingham University and King's College London, Department of War Studies. Guest speaker, author and lecturer on Military and Defence Security around the globe.
He is also Chairman of Trustees of the Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum Trust
Author of Military Publications
"OFT IN DANGER"
The Life and Campaigns of General Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley...
One of 22 books written by Jonathon Riley
Oft in Danger was one of the most hotly-anticipated releases from Helion & Company Ltd this year.
Military Technical Advice & Defence Security
During a long and distinguished army career, Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley, commanded British peacekeeping forces in Bosnia, Sierra Leone, Iraq and served for two years from 2007 as the Deputy Commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.
He also Deputy Commanding General, Coalition Military Advisory and Training Team Iraq, 2003–2004; Commanding General, Multi-national Division (South-East) and General Officer Commanding British Forces Iraq, 2004–2005
Senior Level Mentoring
Lt-Gen Riley, former Senior mentor for the British Higher Command and Staff Course, NATO Baltic Defence College, and former Senior British Military Advisor to The United States Central Command.
With Campaign medals in every rank, Lt-Gen Riley was awarded the DSO for bravery and distinguished conduct in the Balkans in 1995.
Education & Training Support
Mentoring in current issues of defence security and military affairs;
Jonathon Riley is a Member of Board of Trustees of RUSI and external examiner at Cranfield University.
Here, he discusses the rise and fall of Counterinsurgency and the Afghanistan War - part of the seminar series at the Department of War Studies:
Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley is chairman of trustees for the Royal Welch Fusiliers which has a regimental museum at Caernarfon Castle
Drawing upon his experience and knowledge gained, he is an authoritative on military history - from the military garrisons of Henry IV through to the history of the Royal Welch Fusiliers and much more...
King's College London
"Up To Mametz and Beyond"
"That Astonishing Infantry"
"The Heat of Battle:"
The Royal Welsh Fusiliers in Egypt and Palestine during the First World War. New exhibition opening on September 22nd, 2017, at Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives
"I Died in Hell"
(Film premiere November 10th 2017)
Narrated by Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley.
A British Battalion Commander's perspective on what happened in Goražde in the spring of 1995
Cabinet Secretary gives
Former UK Commanders