Hugh Andrew Callaghan

1 February 1923–2009 (Age 85)
Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Hugh Andrew

Hugh Andrew Callaghan was born on 1 February 1923, in Scotland, United Kingdom. He married Francis Sheila Bosse on 6 March 1952, in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa. He died in 2009, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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Hugh Andrew Callaghan
Francis Sheila Bosse
Marriage: 6 March 1952

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6 March 1952
Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

World Events (8)


Age 1

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.
1927 · Kilmarnock War Memorial

Age 4

The Kilmarnock War Memorial was built to pay tribute to all residents of Kilmarnock who fought in World War I. Most of the building is accessible to the public and names of the people who died line the walkways inside and out. After World War II, additions were made adding the names of those who gave their lives in World War II.
1947 · The First Edinburgh International Festival is Held.

Age 24

The idea of the Edinburgh Festival was mainly focused on providing a platform for the flowering of the human spirit and enrich the cultural life of Scotland. The Festival was founded by Rudolf Bing and Henry Harvey Wood after they discussed it over lunch in London convincing themselves that musical and operatic festivals would be good for the communities after World War II ended. After lots of planning and getting everything ready for a large crowd, The first International Festival took place between 22 August and 11 September and has since taken place every August.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O'Callaghan ( see Callahan ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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