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
Born
Edward Richard Holmes

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