Son of Israel and Rachel. He was born on June 1, 1937 in Ein HaShofet. He graduated from high school in the educational institution. Shy, humble and closed by nature, and was loved by all his friends, especially the Ofer Group, to which he belonged. He believed that the young division must fulfill its purpose – preparing the member for future life and kibbutz life and all that involved them – and emphasized the vocational education that was important to him in training the young member as a promoter of the agriculture in general and in the industry in particular. After his enlistment in the army, he underwent a course for a lieutenant colonel and then an intelligence course – both of them with honors – he was an example of many of his willpower, activity, and especially his overcoming of health restrictions. Known to his commanders and friends – especially among the farms, the immigrant communities and the schools, which included guiding dozens of new immigrants in the doctrine of defense and combat, but not only by seeking a broader and more extensive area of activity in the Negev, – Intelligence was not accepted, seeing his work in its place of operation as important and efficient In the army, he was enrolled in classes in agriculture, and he was saved from his meager pennies to pay these dues, and he fell on the 16th of Iyar 5717 (17.5.1957) while fulfilling his duties and was brought to rest at the cemetery in Ein Ha-Shofet. “Kibbutz Ein Hashofet was named after a sports field in his name and Gilad was established in his memory, and at the military point where he served, and near which he fell, was named a cultural club named after him, And his family established a library for the unit’s soldiers.