Son of Moshe and Mazal. He was born in 1934 in Cairo, Egypt, and his family immigrated to Israel in 1946. He was drafted into the army in January 1951 and was discharged from the army every once in a while. After serving for many years with the soldiers of the unit and devoted to work, he died while serving, as the commander of his unit writes in a letter of condolence to his wife. On the 13th of Nissan 5728 (11.4.1968). He left a wife and two children. He was laid to rest at the military cemetery in Kiryat Shaul.