Corporal Yehoshua (Shuki) Hefetz


25 December 2018

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Born on 08/08/1992 in Jerusalem.

Drafted to the IDF in March 2011 to an administrative position in the Israeli Air Force.  After some time in his assignment, Shuki requested to be transferred to a combat unit and was reassigned to the 605th Combat Engineering Battalion.  In his quest to reach the peak of the Combat Engineering Corps requested to be put through the selection course for the Special Operations Engineering Unit (Yahalom).

Shuki passed away on 18/04/2012 during the Yahalom screening process.

Buried on the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery aged 20.

Corporal Yehoshua is survived by his mother and two sisters.