Wyndham was born on 19 January 1865 as the son of Hon. Percy Wyndham and Madeline Caroline Frances Eden Campbell. He was married twice, first in 1892 to Edwina Johanna Fitzpatrick (who died in 1919), then in 1923 to Violet Leverson, daughter and biographer of writer Ada Leverson.
As British military attaché in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1909 he first warned his Austrian counterpart that an Austrian General Staff officer was supplying top secret information to the Russians. This information, however, ended up on the desk of Alfred Redl, head of counter-intelligence at the Evidenzbureau in Vienna, who unfortunately was the very spy being sought.
Guy Percy Wyndham was a member of The Souls.
- Life and letters of George Wyndham. Guy Percy Wyndham, John William Mackail. London: Hutchinson, 1925. Two volumes.
- Lundy, Darryl. "ThePeerage.com - Person Page 8272". The Peerage. http://www.thepeerage.com/p8272.htm. [unreliable source]
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