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3971   Private Matthew McLaren
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st / 4th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (British Army)
Died: 24/05/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 30
Matthew McLaren was the son of William and Mary McLaren, of Moneymore, Co. Londonderry. No census records can be found for the family in the Moneymore area, so it is possible the family moved, possibly to Scotland. Private Matthew McLaren died on the 24th May 1916 and is buried in Louez Military Cemetery.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Louez Military Cemetery
  Louez-les-Duisans, Pas de Calais
Grave Ref: Grave I-C-5
CWGC Casualty 29507
Louez-les-Duisans is a hamlet in the Commune of Duisans, a village on the north-west edge of Arras. To find the cemetery, take the main Arras to St. Pol road (N39) and turn right at the first junction after the Arras ring road intersection. Follow the D60 north to the 'Hamen du Louez'. The Cemetery is down the first major right turn.
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1 War Graves Photographic Project Gravestone photo of Matthew McLaren can be purchased here.