brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
MUHAMED* DŽUDŽA, born on September 23, 1903* in Mostar, the son of OSMAN and MUNTA (nee Drljević), single. He was a pharmacist and the owner of a pharmacy in Bjelave, Sarajevo, where he lived and worked. Before the war, he belonged to a group of progressive students. Operating underground, he had direct connections with the Local Committee regarding health issues. He was a member of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ). He was arrested by the Ustasha authorities in early 1942 and “sentenced to 2 years in a camp based on the proposal of Ž.R.O. in Sarajevo; provided medical supplies to the partisans from his pharmacy.” He was taken to the Stara Gradiška camp and then transferred to the Lepoglava camp, where he was killed in April 1945*. It was said of Muhamed that “he had an excellent demeanor in prison and the camp.” (H.M. BiH. inv. no. 15001)
*According to the information in the book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945” and a Ustasha document, he was born in 1903. The book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945” claims that he was killed in Lepoglava. **In the book “Bošnjaci u jasenovačkom logoru” (Bosniaks in the Jasenovac camp), he is mentioned as Muhamed and Mehmed. In the same source, the year of death is listed as 1945, and the location is Jasenovac.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović
Do you have more information about this fighter? Share your stories and photographs. Let’s keep the memory alive!