He was born in the village of Bapchor, Kostur region, to a poor village
family. He left his wife and small children and joined the partisan
movement as early as 1946. In that movement he was one of the most active
and responsible partisans and operated as group political commissar
in all of the struggles.
In 1947 a decision was made by the Headquarters of the partisan units
in Vich to attack the village of Neveska. The battle succeeded and when
the partisans were pulling out, a small group had to stay behind to
assist the pull out operation. Vasil Cigulevski took on that task with
honour. But in that battle he was badly wounded and died in the arms
of one of his comrades.
From: For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom
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For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom Fighters