Ben Cohen Gideon Moshe
Born: 1924
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Died: 1944
Ben Cohen (Prizant) Zvi
Ben Cohen (Pohatchevsky) Efrat
    Ben Cohen Gideon Moshe      

Gideon Ben Cohen was born in Rishon Lezion. He attended the elementary school ("Chaviv") in the township and learned one year at the agricultural school in Pardess Chana.
He travelled with his family to the United - States and at the outbreak of World War II, they had to stay there until the war ended. He graduated from the high school there; he was a member of Beitar.
He volunteered to the U.S. Army in December 1944 and fell on the German border on last German offensive in Belgium called the Battle of the Bulge. He had been buried where he fell, and in the fifties was laid to rest in the old cemetery in Rishon Lezion