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Lone Farm, Lone Trench, Loos

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Hi, just wondering if there is any members who would know if  Lone farm and Lone trench took their names from the cherry tree (lone tree) at or near Loos where a Seaforths officer was machine gunned placing  a Union flag on the tree in April 1915. 

 Is there a record of who this officer was? Does Captain Michael Algernon Fitzroy, D-coy 4th battalion Seaforth Highlanders Age 19, Died 17/04/1915 Cabaret Rouge British cemetery fit the bill ?


  Thanks to old thread from Anthony Osborne reference  Capt Fitzroy 4th batt Seaforths is not the man. I can only find two casualties fitting the time, place and neither fit the bill

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