Vintage Video - Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien, 1914
Falling foul of his Commander-in-Chief during the Second Battle of Ypres, when he recommended a strategic withdrawal closer to Ypres, Smith-Dorrien was dismissed and sent home to England on the pretext of ill-health.
Use the player above to view footage of Sir Horace Smith-Dorrien in 1914.
A "Brass Hat" was a high ranking officer.
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