WAJNSZTEJN, Shmaryahu

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Pioneer Corps
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
PAL/10696
Died : 
Wednesday, March 5, 1941
Killed in action or died of wounds
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Shmaryahu Wajnsztejn 51ME Commando
Pte. Wajnsztejn was killed during operations in Eritrea when on a patrol up a steep gulley running South from Beit Gabru to harass enemy positions. 
(Source: Account by Lt. Col. Cator in Middle East Commandos by Charles Messenger.)
 
Keren War Cemetery
Keren was the last Italian stronghold in Eritrea and the scene of the most decisive battle of the war in East Africa in February and March 1941. (Source: CWGC)
 

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