Son of Arthur Edwin Wynne, M.A. (Headmaster), of Blundell's School, Tiverton, Devon, and Georgina Wynne, Priory House, The College, Dover, b. 1897.
R.M.C. Sandhurst; Indian Army (1st Bn. 10th Gurkha Rifles) 1915; Lieutenant 1916.
'A thoroughly sound boy at School, Eric Wynne did not come to the fore very much, but his conduct was blameless, and there was a certain quiet dignity about him which promised well for his future.' (Malvernian, Feb 1919).
Unit War Diary: WO 95/5211/5