The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Wilson, Sir Guy Douglas Arthur Fleetwood
Wilson, Right Hon’ble Sir Guy Douglas Arthur Fleetwood, Kt. (1902), P.C. (1914), K.C.B. (1905), K.C.M.G. (1908), G.C.I.E. (1911), Financial Member, Government of India (retired); s. of late Captain Fleetwood Wilson of the 8th Hussars; b. 1851; educ: privately; joined service in the Paymaster-General’s Office, 1870; transferred to War Office, 1883; proceeded to Egypt as Secretary in Sir C. Rivers Wilson’s Mission, 1876; Assistant Private Secretary to Secretary of State for War, 1883-85; Resident Clerk, War Office, 1885-86; Private-Secretary to Financial Secretary to War Office, 1886; Member of Committee on Army Reorganisation, 1887; Financial Adviser to Commander-in-Chief, South Africa; Italian Examiner, Military and Educational Department; Assistant Private Secretary to successive Secretaries of State for War, 1888-93 ; Director, Army Clothing Department, 1893-98; Assistant Under Secretary of State for War; Director-General, Army Finance; Member, Pensions Commutation Board 1898-1908; Governor, Duke of York’s School, 1907-08: Financial Member, India, 1908; Vice-President of the Council of the Governor-General, India. Address: Chantrey House, Eccleston Street, Eaton Square, S.W. Clubs: Travellers, Marlborough, Turf.