brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Mustafa A. LAKIŠIĆ
MUSTAFA LAKIŠIĆ BEG, son of AVDIBEG, born on July 15, 1914, in Mostar, a locksmith. A member of KPJ (Communist Party of Yugoslavia) since 1939 and a member of the city command until joining the partisans. He joined the Battalion in early 1942. A fighter, he was killed in Zuglići near Konjic in March 1943.
According to the archives of Radmilo Braca Andrić, the remains of Mustafa Lakišić were transferred and buried in the Partisan Memorial Cemetery in Mostar. Mustafa was a brother of fallen fighter Enver Lakišić. A street in Mostar is named after the Lakišić brothers.
A remembrance of Mustafa Lakišić’s death is recorded:
Enver Ćemalović: “One evening, when they were returning from a meeting in the village: MUSTAFA ALIKALFIĆ BRKO, a student, ĐORĐE BOROZAN, a worker, MUSTAFA LAKIŠIĆ, a worker, and SABRIJA PUZIĆ, a squad commissar, a student, all from Mostar, encountered a Chetnik ambush. The Chetniks crossed the Neretva by boat and killed our comrades who were moving in a group. There was occasional gunfire throughout the night, especially from the Chetniks on the other side of the Neretva, dispersing their own fear. And none of us paid attention to the shots from the railway line. At dawn, the patrol found the dead comrades, stripped of their clothes and shoes by the Chetniks. The Battalion was filled with great sorrow over the loss of old fighters who had been with us since the beginning of the uprising.”
Ćemalović, Enver (1986): Mostarski bataljon, Mostar; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović.
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