brochure “Partizanski spomenik u Mostaru” (1980)
book “Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.”
another document or proof of the memorial stone (e.g., a photograph).
Salko M. ŠEHOVIĆ
SALIH SALKO ŠEHOVIĆ, son of MUHAREM, born on February 28, 1917, in Mostar, farmer (gardener), and workers’ movement activist. Joined the Battalion in early 1942, fighter, killed in Dramiševo near Nevesinje in June 1942. The bodies of the killed were thrown into a lime kiln.
Regarding Salko’s death during the Chetnik coup, it is recorded:
“Afternoon, around 4 p.m., Jovan Glogovac arrives in the village of Kruševljane, who reported that a significant number of Communists and Montenegrins were killed in Dramiševo and Zaborani, and that 12 Mostar fighters, who are located in the basement of his house, were disarmed. He offered to have Commander Ranko Ivančević of the gendarmerie barracks send about ten men, 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 NG, which decided to execute the disarmed fighters. Under the cover of darkness, the Chetniks escort the prisoners to the outskirts of the village and execute them: IBRAHIM O. ALIKALFIĆ DUJA, a worker, MUHAMED HADŽIOMEROVIĆ SIPA, a student, OMER B. KLJAKO, a worker, BRANKO V. KOSJERINA, a civil servant, MUSTAFA M. KREŠO, a worker, SALEM A. SKIKIĆ, a worker, TOMO STIPIĆ, a worker, HIDAJET H. ŠARIĆ, a student, and SALKO ŠEHOVIĆ, a gardener.”
Ćemalović, Enver (1986): Mostarski bataljon, Mostar; grupa autora: Spomenica Mostara 1941-1945.
Photo of the memorial plaque: S. Demirović.
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