Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley CB DSO PhD MA FRHistS

News & Diary of Engagements January 2015

Colonel David CharlesJanuary 29th 2015
Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley

Interview for TFH biography, Col David Charles, Dorchester.


St Dogmael's Abbey TrusJanuary 27th 2015
Lecture on the Christmas Truces of 1914 and 1915

St Dogmael's Abbey Trust, Pembrokeshire
Event pdf


WW1 Centenary Historical Interpretation GroupJanuary 23rd 2015
Welsh Government

WW1 Centenary Historical Interpretation Group, Cardiff


Mametz WiidJanuary 16th 2015
Mametz Wood Centenary Commemoration

First planning meeting, Welsh National Opera and National Museum of Wales programme of commemoration for the centenary of Mametz Wood in July 2016, including a new Opera, to be based on David Jones's In Parenthesis  and a supporting exhibition, supported by the RWF Museum Trust.


MPCT Awards Ceremony and GraduationJanuary 15th 2015
MPCT Awards Ceremony and Graduation

The South Wales Awards Ceremony took place in the National Indoor Athletic Centre, Cardiff


Christmas Truce exhibitionJanuary 10th 2015
Official opening of the Christmas Truce exhibition, Bodelwyddan Castle.

'The Christmas Truce 1914 – and beyond’ explores a truce that took place between members of the Royal Welch Fusiliers and the Royal Saxon Regiment.


Cabinet office, WhitehallJanuary 13th 2015
Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley

Cabinet office, Whitehall


The British Commission for Military HistoryJanuary 5th 2015
Lt-Gen Jonathon Riley elected to The British Commission for Military History

Press release from the First Minister of Wales regarding the Welsh Government’s plans for the commemoration of the First World War in 2015, following his visit to the Christmas Truce exhibition in Bodelwyddan Castle.
Press Release


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