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John Denton Pinkstone French t Earl of Ypres (1s)


French, John Denton Pinkstone, 1st Earl of Ypres (1852–1925), British field marshal, commander of the British Expeditionary Force at the beginning of World War I. He was relieved of his command after the costly retreat from Mons and the battles of Ypres and Loos (1914–15).

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