brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Alija I. HUSKOVIĆ
ALIJA HUSKOVIĆ, son of IBRO, born on June 18, 1924, in Mostar, a tailor, in the Battalion since the end of 1941, a fighter. During the Chetnik coup in June 1942, due to exhaustion, he was returned from Crno Polje, captured by the NDH (Independent State of Croatia) troops in Bijelo Polje near Mostar, and handed over to the Italians. Interned in the Mamula camp, and from there to the Visco di Udine camp in Italy. After the surrender of Italy, the prisoners were released, and many crossed the Slovenian border to join the partisans. Since September 1943, he was in the Slovenian Brigade “Ljubo Šercer”. A fighter, he was killed in Bezeljsko in Slovenia in February 1944*.
* According to the data from the book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
Ćemalović, Enver (1986): Mostarski bataljon, Mostar; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović
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