Teodora Skornu was born in 1922 in the village of Nestram, Kostur to
a poor labouring family. She became a member of the CPG in 1941 and
dedicated herself entirely to the national effort. Her political and
organizational abilities raised her to the level of activist of the
party and from 1942 she worked professionally in the women's section
of the Kostur Regional Council of EPON and developed a serious reputation
as a fighter among the youth of Kostur. In October 1945 as a delegate
of the Kostur youth she took part in the pan Greek conference of EPON.
After the Varkiza agreement she was arrested many times and thrown
into the Kostur, Kozhani and other jails.
In July 1946 she joined the ranks of DAG and quickly rose to the rank
of company commisar. She took part in many battles on Epir, Gramos and
Vich. In the month of August 1948 in the great battle on Gramos she
died on the peak Zhuzheli, not far from her village.
She was promoted to commissar captain.
From: For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom
For Sacred National Freedom: Portraits Of Fallen Freedom Fighters