Hodson's Horse

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Brevet Major William Hodson raised a cavalry regiment (Hodson's Horse) during the Indian Mutiny. In 1858 this was split into three regiments:

Related page

William Hodson

External links

  • William Hodson Wikipedia
  • Hodson's Ride to Chhibramau Wikipedia
  • Hodson's Horse British Empire website
  • Hodson's Horse - Charles Gough British Empire website
  • Hodson's Horse - Hugh Gough British Empire website
  • Obituary of Charles Chenevix Trench, c 1914 -2003 (telegraph.co.uk) He served as an Indian Army officer in the 1930s, commissioned into Hodson's Horse, and winning an MC during the Second World War . In 1946 he retired from the Army to follow his father into the Indian Political Service for the 18 months until Partition. His 19 books included three classic accounts of British India: The Indian Army and the King's Enemies, 1900-1947; The Frontier Scouts; and The Viceroy's Agent, all published in the 1980s and available at the British Library

Historical books online


  1. Hodson’s Horse 1857-1922 Naval & Military Press reprint edition.