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July 21, 2014 6:59 am

Slain IDF Soldier Moshe Melako Remembered by Family, Friends; ‘He was a Happy Person’

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Ynet – Staff Sergeant Moshe Melako, a 20-year-old resident of Jerusalem, was killed Sunday during IDF operations in the Gaza Strip, it was released for publication Monday morning. Melako, who served in the Golani Brigade, is survived by his parents and seven siblings. His funeral will take place at 4 p.m. in the military cemetery on Mt. Herzl.

Melako was raised in the Neve Ya’akov neighborhood of Jerusalem. “He went into the combat units following his brother,” said his cousin. “He was a happy person. He always helped around the house and supported his family and his little twin sisters.”

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