Date of Birth: March 21, 1921
Place of Birth: Manhattan, Kansas
Father and Mother’s Names: Ralph and Elsie (Bryan) Callahan
Date Entered Service: TBD
Service Branch: Army Air Corps
Service Number: 0-666623
Rank: First Lieutenant
Division/Company/Unit info: 70th Bomber Squadron, 42nd Bomber Group (Heavy), 13th Air Force.
Awards and Commendations: Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters.
Riley Connection: Born in Manhattan, Kansas. Enumerated: 1920 in Manhattan, KS. Living at 410 S. 5th St. Enumerated: 1930 in Salina, KS. Enumerated: 1940 in Manhattan, KS. Worked as a salesman in a grocery store while living at 611 Colorado St.
Date of Death (and Age): March 20, 1944 (age 22)
Place of Death: TBD - Somewhere over south Pacific, listed as DNB (Died Non-Battle).
Grave Location: Listed as missing in action or buried at sea. Name featured on the Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial.
Bio: Leslie Callahan's grandfather was John Henry Callahan, one of the six Congressional Medal of Honor recipients from Riley County. Click Here to learn more about John Henry Callahan. More info TBD.