April 18, 2015
OTTAWA – The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have identified the remains of a Second World War soldier found near the Maas River in the Netherlands, as those of Private Albert Laubenstein from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
DND and the CAF have since notified members of Pte Laubenstein’s family. Veterans Affairs Canada is providing the family with ongoing support as final arrangements are made. His remains will be interred at Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery in Noord-Brabant, in the Netherlands, on May 6, 2015, with members of his family, and representatives from the Government of Canada and the CAF, in attendance.
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