brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Muhamed M. HADŽIOMEROVIĆ
MUHAMED HADŽIOMEROVIĆ SIPA, son of MAHMUT, born on October 28, 1919* in Mostar, student, member of the League of Communist Youth (SKOJ) since 1938 and Communist Party of Yugoslavia (KPJ) since 1941, football player for FC “Velež”. One of the “senior” comrades who held weekly lectures for the League of Communist Youth (SKOJ) members on current topics. In the Battalion since early 1942, fighter, executed in Dramiševo near Nevesinje on June 4, 1942, by the Chetniks. The bodies of the killed were thrown into a lime kiln.
Circumstances of Muhamed’s death during the Chetnik coup:
“In the afternoon, around 4 p.m., Jovan Glogovac arrives in the village of Kruševljane, where he tells the story of the killings of many Communists and Montenegrins in Dramiševo and Zaborani, as well as the disarming of 12 fighters from Mostar who are held in the basement of his house. He offers to have the commander of the gendarmerie barracks send ten men to take custody of the prisoners and hand them over to the Italians in Nevesinje. Since the locals rejected this proposal, Jovan returned to Dramiševo. Upon Jovan’s return to the village, a Chetnik council was convened under the leadership of Novica Glogovac, which decided to execute the disarmed fighters. Under the cover of darkness, the Chetniks bring out the prisoners, take them to the outskirts of the village, and execute them: IBRAHIM ALIKALFIĆ DUJA, a worker, MUHAMED HADŽIOMEROVIĆ SIPA, a student, OMER KLJAKO, a worker, BRANKO KOSJERINA, a clerk, MUSTAFA KREŠO, a worker, SALEM SKIKIĆ, a worker, TOMO STIPIĆ, a worker, HIDAJET ŠARIĆ HIDO, a student, and SALKO ŠEHOVIĆ, a gardener.”
Muhamed’s name was recorded on a memorial plaque at the Mostar Gymnasium after the war. The plaque disappeared without a trace during the war events of 1992-1995.
* According to the data from the book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
Ćemalović, Enver (1986): Mostarski bataljon, Mostar; https://poskok.info/mostarke-u-doba-okupacije-sloboda-nije-stigla-iz-bajke/; http://rsdvelezmostar.blogspot.com/p/fk-velez.html ; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.; Buturović, Ferid (2016): Kuća mostarskog kadije, sjećanja skojevca – ilegalca i partizana, Sarajevo; http://www.most.ba/091/015.aspx ; група аутора (1986): Херцеговина у НОБ, Београд ; https://ostaligradovi1.rssing.com/chan-44319216/article1352.html
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović
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