NAME: Eilon (Elimelech) Avraham


DATE OF BIRTH: April 7, 1928

DATE OF DEATH: March 30, 2011

Avraham Eilon, son of Haim, was born in Turkey in 1928 and made Aliya in 1943.

He joined the Lehi in 1944, with the Youth Department in Tel Aviv and Kfar Saba under the command of Yoram. In April 1946, he was arrested with two friends on suspicion of possessing propaganda material, and was detained in Latrun and Atlit. He was tried and acquitted for lack of proof. On May 29, 1948, together with most of the Lehi members, he joined the IDF and was assigned to the 8th Brigade, 89th Battalion.

He received the Lehi badge.

Avraham married Tziona and they had three children. Avraham died on March 30th, 2011, and is buried in the Gordon Cemetery in Rishon LeZion.