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Pierre, Abraham (“Avremeleh”)

Pierre, Abraham (“Avremeleh”)


Son of Naftali and Chaya-Shafra. He was born on 12.2.1947 in Tel Aviv and studied at the “Kalir” School and the Municipal High School. As part of the academic reserve he began studying at the Technion in Haifa in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and completed a high average grade. Abraham loved the expanses and nature. He was a member of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel and participated in many trips. In the spare time many read literature and professional literature. Avraham enlisted in the IDF in August 1964 and served in the Ordnance Corps as an engineer, while continuing to study for a master’s degree, where he continued to serve in the regular army, and was very devoted to his work and his subordinates. In the last days of his life he was involved in secret planning in the field of weapons development, but he did not see the fruits of his labor. On the 23rd of Elul 5732 (August 23, 1972), he fell while working, in an accident that occurred During the trials, he was brought to rest in the military cemetery in Kiryat Shaul, and he assumed a mother, a brother, a wife and a little daughter whom he loved very much and knew with great joy. The time of a friend and an exemplary officer. “His commander wrote to his widow that” he will never forget the sight of his face when we surprised him only last night when he was declared an outstanding officer. Indeed, this choice is not always scored as it was this time. A model and example was the late Abraham: I have no words of consolation for you, his little daughter Dana and the bereaved mother, a great and cruel loss, to be reconciled with, and you will find the strength of the soul to bear suffering. ” The commander concluded his letter with these words: “We shall not forget the late Avraham. We will not forget the example he gave us in his life, his integrity, his patience, his modesty, his diligence and everything, as a person. “

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