Patronages , rwf

Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley CB DSO PhD MA FRHistS

Patronages & Honours

national army museumNational Army Museum Research and Collections Advisory Board, London

Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley - 2019



royal historical socetyFellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS)

Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley - 2016


MPCTPatronage - The MPCT for Training

The MPCT has a huge impact on recruiting with over 500 enlistments to the Royal Welsh and 1750 enlistments to the Army. MPCT also continues to employ exclusively from the Military where over 100 members of staff are Ex-Servicemen & Women




LINKS is a unique to Llanelli Mental Health Charity based in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. LINKS offers a wide range of learning experiences all taught by experienced and qualified staff.


WW1 Commemoration Advisory GroupMember of the WW1 Commemoration Advisory Group

Under Sir Deian Hopkin, Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley is an advisor to the Welsh government on the centenaries and is also to Chair the British Army's group supporting these events in Wales.
Framework Programme (PDF)

"The Great War Centenary in Flanders" (PDF)


Chairman of the rwf MuseumChairman of the Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum

The Museum is housed in two towers of Caernarfon Castle. The Regiment won 14 Victoria Crosses during the First World War

As one of Britain’s most senior generals, Lt-Gen Riley has also written The definitive history of the Regiment from the end of the Second World War to 2000. Volume VI (1945-69).


Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of ArmouriesLiveryman of the Worshipful Company of Armourers & Brasiers

Founded in 1322. One of the City of London Livery Companies, for which it still has connections with the Armed Forces today.

In his capacity as a Liveryman, Jonathon Riley spoke at the Agincourt dinner of the Bowyers' Company in 2011 and at the Card Makers' in 2013, as well as other more recent events.




HonoursCompanion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath

The New Year’s Honours, 2008
Established in 1725 - The premier meritorious Order of the Crown. Principally awarded to serving officers of the armed forces.



Legion of MeritOfficer of the Legion of Merit of the United States of America

The LOM is given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements.

Awarded only to members of Armed Forces of foreign nations under the criteria outlined in US Army Regulation 672-7.




Kingston Grammar SchoolOld Kingstonion

As an old Kingstonian himself, Lieutenant-General Riley funds a prize in memory of his late father - Kingston Grammar School