General John Hodgson as a lieutenant
|Died||14 January 1846|
|Battles/wars||French Revolutionary Wars|
Born the son of Field Marshal Studholme Hodgson and Catherine Howard (daughter of Lieutenant General Thomas Howard) and educated at Harrow School, Hodgson was commissioned as an ensign in the 4th (King's Own) Regiment of Foot on 20 May 1779.
He was captured and held prisoner by the French ship La Vengeance in 1797 during the French Revolutionary Wars and went on to be Governor of Bermuda from 1806 to 1810. He also served as colonel of the 3rd Garrison Battalion of the 83rd Regiment of Foot and then as colonel of the 4th (King's Own) Regiment of Foot. (1835–46) 
| Governor of Bermuda
John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham
| Colonel of the 4th (The King's Own) Regiment of Foot