Eliyahu Chanun

Eliyahu Chanun

Son of Simcha and Jacob, was born on December 15, 1923 in Jerusalem, a third generation in Israel, (29.11.1947) Arab rioters set fire to Jewish shops in the commercial center of Jerusalem Even home-trade of his father caught fire. Since then Eliahu has devoted himself to guard duty, enlisted in the Jerusalem Brigade and defended the besieged city. On May 18, 1948, while standing guard at the Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus, he was injured by the shelling of the enemy and fell, and was buried on Mount Scopus On January 18, 1951, He was laid to rest at the military cemetery on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.

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