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Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley CB DSO PhD MA

News & Diary of Engagements August 2015


The TimesThe Times- Chilcot Enquiry
31 August 2015

Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley has sounded the alarm after reports that the Chilcot inquiry has been delayed by serious errors... >

Equilibrium (Gulf)Equilibrium (Global), London
25-26 August 2015


Bodleian Library, OxfordBodleian Library, Oxford
20-21 August 2015


Wales Gallipoli exhibitionLaunch of the Wales Gallipoli Exhibition
10 August 2015

North Wales - Exhibition honouring The quarrymen, who died in the notorious World War I battle at Gallipoli, in August 1915.

The "quarry boys" were all employed by the Penmaenmawr & Welsh Granite Company, with over 100 of them forming one of Britain's many "Pals" battalions of friends and colleagues who joined up.

Gallipoli Exhibition - With over 1,300 men from Welsh regiments dead by the end of 1915, the Gallipoli campaign stands as one of the darkest periods of the Great War...

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BBC News report by Carwyn Jones »

Caernarfon CastleRoyal Welch Fusiliers Waterloo Commemoration
Caernarfon Castle

9 August 2015