Edward Hodge

Edward Hodge

General Sir Edward Cooper Hodge GCB (19 April 1810 - 10 December 1894) was a British Army officer.

He was the son of Major Edward Hodge (1782-1815) of the 7th Hussars, a notable soldier distinguishing himself throughout the Napoleonic wars, particularly the Peninsula campaign and Battle of Waterloo, where he died.

As a Lieutenant-Colonel, he commanded the 4th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Dragoon Guards at the Battle of Balaclava. He later rose to the rank of general.

He was the author of "Little Hodge: Being Extracts from the Diaries and Letters of Colonel Edward Cooper Hodge Written During the Crimean War, 1854-1856"

He is buried in Brompton Cemetery, London.


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