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Charles Casimir Van Straubenzee

In memory of:

Lieutenant Charles Casimir Van Straubenzee

May 10, 1957

Rafah, Egypt

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Canadian Armoured Corps


Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, United National Emergency Force Medal (UNEF), Dag Hammarskjöld Medal

Additional Information


July 3, 1931
Toronto, Ontario


September 19, 1952
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of LCol (retired) Casimir Bowen and Gwendolyn Gertrude van Straubenzee of Enderley, British Columbia. Husband of Sheila Joanne Leslie and father of Anthony Alexander van Straubenzee of Victoria, British Columbia. Brother of John, Anthony and Michael.

Commemorated on Page 82 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Plot 16 Row A Grave 18


MOASCAR WAR CEMETERY is situated just off the main Ismailia-Cairo road, 10 kilometres by road from Ismailia. The cemetery is contained within an army camp, 3 kilometres along Treaty Road.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Camp Borden War Memorial
  • Inscription
  • In Remembrance
  • Group Photo– Memorial Service March 1st 2007
Conducted by Padre Maud Parsons-Horst
& attended by his son Anthony van Straubenzee, his brother's Tony & Michael, sister in law Mary & LCol Richard Ryder-Burnbidge

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