Richard Holmes (military historian)

Edward Richard Holmes, CBE, TD, JP, VR (29 March 1946 – 30 April 2011[1]), known as Richard Holmes, was a British military historian, known for his many television appearances. He was co-director of Cranfield University's Security and Resilience Group from 1989 to 2009 and became Professor of Military and Security Studies at Cranfield in 1995.

Richard Holmes
Edward Richard Holmes

(1946-03-29)29 March 1946
Aldridge, Staffordshire
Died30 April 2011(2011-04-30) (aged 65)[1]
Alma mater
OccupationProfessor of Military and Security Studies
EmployerCranfield University
Military career
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army (TA)
Years of service1964–2000
UnitQueen's Regiment