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Name: Andy Callahan
Born: 1910-08-02
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 1943-11-19 (Age:33)
Hometown: Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 5′ 6″   /   168cm
Boxing Record: click

Andy Callahan, as of his death, was the only man to ever hold the New England Lightweight, Welterweight and Middleweight Titles simultaneously. He was killed in action during the battle of Monte Cassino, Italy in World War II on November 9, 1943. He had enlisted in the U.S. Army April 13, 1942, and served in Company D, 36th Division, 141st Infantry. He received the Purple Heart and the Presidential Unit Citation.

Military Enlistment Record:

  • Name: Andrew J. Callahan
  • Enlisted: 4/13/1942 - Ft. Devens, MA
  • Civilian Occupation: Athletic Instructor