Henry Gild

Henry Gild was born in 1940 in South Africa, went to SACS. He was a keen Scout, acquiring the Queens badge. Henry studied agriculture at Elsenberg College, a faculty of Stellenbosh. 

Henry came to live in Israel in January 1962 and served in Machal. After the army he married Eugenie (Chippy) Abratt. He bought a farm at Moshav Orot and has been a dairyman all these years plus doing vegetables and fruit trees for many years. The Gilds have a son and daughter and seven grandchildren, the oldest serving in the defense forces. 

Apart from being a keen yachtsman, Henry has sailed across the Atlantic on his own boat, has also windsurfed and is a keen bridge player.

 

Diary and travelogue of a sailing trip to Cyprus

Diary and travelogue of a sailing trip to Cyprus

by Henry Gild

The Mistral III’s crew sailed for a week to Cyprus more ...
Worth the Early Start

Worth the Early Start

by Henry Gild

A successful ESRA outing included a view of spring more ...
The hike we won’t forget

The hike we won’t forget

by Henry Gild

Despite the worst weather that Israel has had in may more ...
Three Days Trekking in the Negev and Eilat

Three Days Trekking in the Negev and Eilat

by Henry Gild

The walking group "Raanan" started as a tribute 33 more ...
 
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