Founders of Israel and the Jewish Legion

Founders of Israel and the Jewish Legion

Four battalions constituted the Jewish Legion and fought against the Turks as part of Chaytor's Force during the Palestine Campaign. Some of the members went on to found the State of Israel.

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  • Profile picture for James A De Rothschild

    Born 1878

    Died 1957

    British Army Major Royal Fusiliers 39th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Eliyahu Golomb

    Born 1893

    Died 1945

    British Army J/4505 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for Louis Fischer

    British Army J/4117 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for Bernard Joseph

    Born 1899

    Died 1980

    British Army J/8276 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for Eleazar Lipa Sukenik

    Born 1889

    Died 1953

    British Army J/5226 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for Ezra Sperling

    Born 1889

    Died 1946

    British Army J/4425 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for David Hoz

    Born 1894

    Died 1940

    British Army Zion Mule Corps

  • Profile picture for Bert Levy

    Born 1897

    Died 1965

    British Army J/3139 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for John Henry Patterson

    Born 1867

    Died 1947

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel Zion Mule Corps

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Fusiliers 38th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Gershan Agronsky

    Born 1894

    Died 1959

    British Army J/4004 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for Jacob Epstein

    Born 1880

    Died 1959

    British Army 60822 Serjeant Royal Army Medical Corps

    British Army Major Royal Fusiliers 38th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Redcliffe Nathan Salaman

    Born 1874

    Died 1955

    British Army Captain Royal Army Medical Corps

  • British Army J/1227 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for Rubin Katznelson

    British Army 14 Serjeant Major Zion Mule Corps

    British Army 14 Warrant Officer Class 1 Zion Mule Corps

  • Profile picture for Geronim Mer

    Born 1894

    Died 1961

    British Army Second Lieutenant Zion Mule Corps

  • Profile picture for David Benjamin Gurion

    Born 1886

    Died 1973

    British Army J/5770 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for Nachum Gutman

    Born 1898

    Died 1980

    British Army J/5224 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for Eliazar Lazar Margolin

    Born 1874

    Died 1944

    British Army Major Australian Imperial Force

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Fusiliers Judeans

  • Profile picture for Joseph Trumpeldor

    Born 1880

    Died 1920

    British Army Captain Zion Mule Corps