brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Ranko Š. GOLO
RANKO GOLO, son of ŠĆEPAN, born on April 17, 1927, in Mostar. Student at the Trade Academy. Member of the League of Communist Youth (SKOJ) since 1943. Joined the People’s Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia in early 1944 in the 10th Herzegovinian Brigade. Fighter, killed on November 9, 1944, at Vilenjak near Gacko as a member of the 1st Battalion of the 14th Herzegovinian Brigade.
EXCERPT FROM LITERATURE:
“(…) a German combat group ‘Bolman’ (3/370th Grenadier Regiment and some militia – up to 500 soldiers) intervened from Nevesinje and, at Vilenjak and Bukovica, surprised the 1st and 4th Battalions of the 14th (Youth) Brigade, seized Biograd, and burned down Udrežnje. The brigades suffered minimal losses in the attack (3 dead and 4 wounded), but the 14th Brigade Battalion at Bileća (Elevation 1137) was caught off guard, resulting in a total loss of 38 people (12 dead, 12 wounded, and 14 captured) for the 14th Brigade on November 5th and 6th. A few days earlier, on November 3, 1944, in the battle near Simin Grob, the political commissar of the 1st Company of the 1st Battalion of the 14th Brigade, Gojko Subotić from Čemerno near Gacko, was killed, and on November 9th, from the same battalion, in the battle at Vilenjak, Lazar Kejavić from Kifino Selo, along with another fighter (from the same battalion, Ranko Golo), fell.”
Komnenović, Danilo; Kreso, Muharem (1979): 29. hercegovačka divizija, IZ, Beograd ; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović
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