Generalship

Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley CB DSO PhD MA FRHistS

News & Diary of Engagements September 2014


September 30th 2014
Interview General Sir Frank Kitson

September 29th 2014
House of Lords

September 28th 2014
Welsh Guards Cup -
Cardiganshire Army Cadet Force

September 26th 2014
Royal Welch Fusiliers Dinner
The Skinners Hall, 8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, London EC4R 2SP

September 25th 2014
CADW (Welsh Historic Monuments), Cardiff
CADW is the Welsh Government’s historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales


Maj-Gen Brian WebsterSeptember 18th 2014
Interview Maj-Gen Brian Webster

Joining the army in 1951, Maj Gen Webster served with the Royal Fusiliers.

His distinguished career, took him from the Suez crisis through to The Falkland’s war, where he was responsible for all major army logistics.

He now holds

office as The Chairman of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Officers. Club


HM Queen Margrethe II of DenmarkSeptember 13th-15th 2014
HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark,
40th Anniversary & Audience
Barker Barracks, Paderborn, Germany

Jonathon Riley attended the 40th anniversary of the presentation of Colours by HM Queen Margrethe II.

(Queen Margrethe presented the first and only Colours to the regular and Volunteer Battalions of The Queen's Regiment.)

 

Presentation of Colours

Queen Margrethe came to the throne in 1972 in succession to her father, King Frederik IX.


Wales Military Co-ordination GroupSeptember 12th 2014
WW1 Commemorations
Wales Military Co-ordination Group


Invictus GamesSeptember 8th 2014
Invictus Games Launch Party
US Embassy Residence Regent's Park, London


MPCSeptember 5th 2014
The Military Preparation College
(MPC)
(Ext. 1999)


RWF MuseumSeptember 4th 2014
RWF Museum and Archive Trust Meeting
Wrexham


Strata Florida, Abbey CwmhirSeptember 1st-3rd 2014
A study by Jonathon Riley
Strata Florida, Abbey Cwmhir and the Medieval Cistercian Road across Wales

Strata Florida Abbey and Abbey Cwmhir were established by the Cistercian Monks in Medieval times and both are of huge religious and historical significance.

The ancient tracks and roadways which form the Medieval Cistrcian Road across Wales, are an import part of Welsh history and culture.