Portrait by Henry Raeburn
|Born||8 June 1761|
|Died||3 April 1838(aged 76)|
|Years of service||1778–1816|
|Commands held||Commander-in-Chief, Scotland|
|Battles/wars||French Revolutionary Wars|
Anglo-Russian invasion of Holland
Wynyard was commissioned as an ensign in the First Regiment of Footguards on 6 June 1778. He took part in the expedition to Holland in February 1793 and saw action at Arnhem in November 1794 during the French Revolutionary Wars. Promoted to brevet colonel he landed in command of a battalion of grenadiers at the Helder in August 1799 and was wounded at Battle of Bergen in September 1799 during the Anglo-Russian invasion of Holland. Promoted to major-general in April 1802, he was given command of a brigade of guards in Southern District in May 1803. He took part in an expedition to Sicily in September 1806 and returned to Southern District in January 1808. Promoted to lieutenant-general in April 1808 he transferred to the staff in Ireland in June 1808 and then became Commander-in-Chief, Scotland in July 1812. He retired from his post in April 1816 and was promoted to full general on 12 August 1819.
- "Historical record of the Forty-sixth, or the South Devonshire, Regiment of Foot". 1851. pp. 71–72. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- "His Excellency General Wynyard's welcome to Scotland". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
- "46th (South Devonshire) Regiment of Foot". regiments.com. Archived from the original on 22 October 2007. Retrieved 14 July 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
| Commander-in-Chief, Scotland
Sir John Hope
| Colonel of the 46th (South Devonshire) Regiment of Foot
Sir John Keane, 1st Baron Keane
William Anne Vilettes
| Colonel of the 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot
Sir William Henry Pringle