Shmuel, son of Rivkah and Yosef Yaakov Yeruzalemski (Yerushalmi), was born on March 18, 1918 in Jerusalem. Fom a young age he was a member of the Haganah. In the War of Independence, Shmuel enlisted and joined the defenders of the besieged city and excelled at his work, even when in danger. A few hours before his death he happened to be at home, and at the same time a very heavy shelling was carried out on the place. “My place is not in the bomb shelter, but in position.” Shmuel was killed doing his duty at Beit-Yisrael, opposite Sheikh Jarrah, on the 21st of Iyar, May 30, 1948. The second son of his family that fell in the War of Independence, his younger brother Mordechai preceded him with heroic stages with the convoy that tried to break through to the besieged Kibbutz Yechiam. He was buried in Sheikh Bader A. Shmuel left behind his wife, Penina, and a young child. On the 28th of Elul 5710 (10.9.1950) he was laid to rest in the military cemetery on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.