brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Fatima A. ŠEVA
FATIMA TIMA ŠEVA, daughter of ALIJA, born on April 13, 1924, in Mostar, a student at the Gymnasium. A member of the League of Communist Youth (SKOJ) since 1941, serving as the secretary of the SKOJ unit. In the Battalion since the fall of 1943. A fighter, she was killed in Grušća near Konjic on April 27/28, 1944, during the Seventh Enemy Offensive in the Konjic region. Captured by the Chetniks and slaughtered. Described as “the beautiful Tima Ševa.”
According to the archives of Radmilo Braca Andrić, the remains of Fatima Ševa were transferred and buried in the Partisan Memorial Cemetery in Mostar.
Two of Fatima’s brothers, Ahmet and Omer, also died in the People’s Liberation War (NOB). Fatima’s name was recorded on the memorial plaque at the Mostar Gymnasium. The plaque disappeared without a trace during the events of the war from 1992 to 1995. A street in Mostar is named after the Ševa brothers.
EXCERPT FROM LITERATURE:
“When the fighters of the Mostar Partisan Detachment crossed from the left to the right bank of the Neretva River in April 1944, their hospital remained with 15 wounded and sick partisans in the village of Grušći, along with about ten field workers and dozens of security personnel, totaling around 35 people. Three girls from Mostar, serving as nurses, also stayed there: Sofija Onešćuk, Fatima Ševa, and Vahida Mujan. The hospital was well-hidden in huts within the forest. However, on April 28, the Chetniks discovered the hospital, attacked its protective unit, broke through, and entered among the helpless patients. Among the twenty-eight killed and murdered were these three young girls from Mostar.”
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Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović
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