Charles Wyndham


Charles Wyndham was the second son of Colonel Wadham Wyndham of Wiltshire. He joined the Scots Greys on 13 May 1813 and was promoted to lieutenant on 4 May 1815. He fought at Waterloo in Captain Edward Payne's Troop, being shot twice, once in the foot. He was a captain on 24 June 1819. On 8 Mar 1827 he was promoted to major and commanded the Greys with the rank of lieutenant-colonel from 30 Dec 1837 to 2 April 1841. The portrait of him is a detail from John Fernley Senior's painting of the Greys in Phoenix Park, Dublin 1838.


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