|Born||2 July 1933|
|Years of service||1953 - 1987|
|Commands held||Western District
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath|
Major-General Richard Charles Keightley CB CStJ (born 2 July 1933) is a former British Army officer who became Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Born the son of General Sir Charles Keightley and educated at Marlborough College and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Richard Keightley was commissioned into the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards in 1953. He took part in the Suez Crisis in 1956. He was appointed Commander Task Force E in 1978, General Officer Commanding Western District in 1982 and Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1983 before retiring in 1987.
In 1958 he married Caroline Rosemary Butler; they have three daughters.
|Commandant of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst