Arthur Wynne (British Army officer)
|Sir Arthur Wynne|
Gen. Sir Arthur Wynne
|Born||5 March 1846|
|Died||6 February 1936(aged 89)|
|Years of service||1863–1911|
|Commands held||10th Division
|Battles/wars||Second Anglo-Afghan War
Second Boer War
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath|
In 1877 he became Superintendent of Army Signalling during the Iowaki campaign. He served in the Second Anglo-Afghan War from 1878 and was Commander of Field Telegraphs with the Karum Valley Field Force. In 1885 he was decorated for service in Sudan and by 1889 he was Deputy Assistant Adjutant General at Army Headquarters.
He served in the Second Boer War and was made Deputy Adjutant-General for the Natal Field Force in South Africa and after the Battle of Spion Kop he was given command of the 11th infantry brigade in place of General Edward Woodgate who was killed. During the Battle of the Tugela Heights Wynne was himself slightly injured and his command was given to Colonel Walter Kitchener. After recovering, he was appointed in command of the Cape Colony District until his return to the United Kingdom in early 1902. He was appointed Deputy Adjutant-General to the Forces on 14 May 1902, General Officer Commanding 10th Division within IV Army Corps and General Officer Commanding Eastern District in 1904 and General Officer Commanding 6th Division in 1905. He went on to be Military Secretary in 1906.
- Brigadier-General Wynne Thames Star, 1900
- The London Gazette: . 2 June 1868. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- The London Gazette: . 29 September 1885. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- The London Gazette: . 18 June 1889. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- The London Gazette: . 30 May 1891. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- Churchill, W.S. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria, London: Longmans, Green & Co. 1900, ch. XX
- "The War – Appointments" The Times (London). Saturday, 3 February 1900. (36056), p. 12.
- Churchill, W.S. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria, London: Longmans, Green & Co. 1900, ch. XXII
- The London Gazette: . 18 February 1902.
- The London Gazette: . 13 May 1902.
- Army Commands
- The London Gazette: . 25 June 1907. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- The London Gazette: . 6 October 1911. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
- The London Gazette: . 15 November 1921. Retrieved 2010-05-07.
|GOC Eastern District and 10th Division
(renamed 6th Division in 1905)
Sir John Spencer Ewart
Sir William Franklyn