brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Ante N. MATIĆ
ANTE MATIĆ SOKO, son of NIKOLA, born in 1923* in Mostar. According to various sources, he was a carpenter or sheet metal worker by profession. He became a member of the League of Communist Youth of Yugoslavia (SKOJ) in 1941 when he was accepted into one of the SKOJ core cells in Mostar. As an underground operative, he was sent to the “Poglavnik’s Body Battalion” in Zagreb along with Mladen Antunović and Nikola Milićević Zec for intelligence activities. “They did not gain significant sources of information and eagerly awaited their first leave and return to Mostar in order to join the partisan Konjic battalion. (The Ustasha uniforms they arrived in were exploited for anti-partisan propaganda by the Chetniks during the ‘Chetnik coup’ in 1942).” He became a member of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ) in 1944 and joined the Battalion in September 1943. He died in Daževica near Kreševo in April 1944.
* According to the source “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945,” he was born on June 10, 1924.
Ćemalović, Enver (1986): Mostarski bataljon, Mostar; grupa autora (1986): Hercegovina u NOB 2. dio, Beograd; Seferović, Mensur (1988): Trinaesta Hercegovačka NOU Brigada, Beograd; Fotografija: https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-mToEWmP_M3c/Wu6-qiqAR2I/AAAAAAAAZ40/ZqcaIEdjbXkW9i93zvCWhiKfQR2DWPrvACLcBGAs/s1600/x02.jpg ; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.; spomenicinob.info
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović.
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