1st Lt. Michael Coltharp Callahan

 

 

 

 

1st Lt. Michael Coltharp Callahan

Feb. 24, 1918 Apr. 7, 1945

Madisonville Cem.

 

Co. B, 2826 Engr. BN

ID: 0-465185
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Hometown: Monroe County, TN
Status: KIA

 

 

Many friends are grieved to learn of the death of First Lt. Mike Callahan, son of County Supt. H.L. Callahan, who was killed in action in Germany on Apr. 7. Lt. Callahan was with the Seventh Army. He was a brother of Mrs. Frank Horton and Mr. Edgeman Callahan, both of Knoxville, Mrs. Ed Stone of Big Stone Gap, Va., and Miss Cornelia Callahan, teacher in Tellico Plains High School. Mike was a graduate of Madisonville High School and of Hiwassee College, and in 1942 he was graduated from University of Tennessee. He volunteered for military service on June 19, 1942, and went overseas on April 26, 1943. He fought in North Africa, Southern France and Germany.

 

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Joy Locke & Joe Irons