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Bennie Lynch
Birth: Apr. 2, 1913
Glasgow City, Scotland
Death: Aug. 6, 1946
Glasgow City, Scotland

Hall of Fame Professional Boxer. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he was a flyweight fighter and the first Scotsman to win a World Championship. In 1931, at age 18 he began his professional career and was soon a favorite on the European boxing circuit. He won the Scottish Flyweight Title in 1934, followed by the British and European Flyweight Titles that same year. On September 9, 1935, he defeated Jackie Brown for the Flyweight World Championship and held his title until 1938. By age 25, his boxing career was over ending with a record of 81 wins, 34 by knockout, 12 loss and 15 draws. He battled with alcoholism for the rest of his life and died of malnutrition at age 33 in Govan, Scotland. In 1998, he was posthumously inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  John James Lynch (1946 - 1970)*
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Lambhill Cemetery
Glasgow City, Scotland
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Record added: Jul 15, 2000
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RIP Benny,My Uncle was talking about you to me a few days ago. May you be at peace.Love, Mary from Clydebank. XXX
- Mary Ann Barrowman
 Added: Nov. 23, 2016
In our hearts - Grace
- Grace
 Added: May. 22, 2016
Rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Mar. 14, 2015
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