Matthew McLaren was the son of William and Mary McLaren. He was born in County Antrim about 1886. Matthew McLaren enlisted in Belfast. Private Matthew McLaren was serving with the 1st/4th Battalion of the Seaforth Highlanders when he was killed in action on the Wednesday 24th May 1916. The CWGC record Private Matthew McLaren as the son of William and Mary McLaren of Moneymore, County Londonderry.
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.