MICHAEL J QUEALY
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HONORED ON PANEL 12E, LINE 43 OF THE WALL

MICHAEL JOSEPH QUEALY

WALL NAME

MICHAEL J QUEALY

PANEL / LINE

12E/43

DATE OF BIRTH

09/11/1929

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/08/1966

HOME OF RECORD

NEW YORK

COUNTY OF RECORD

New York City

STATE

NY

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

CAPT

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR MICHAEL JOSEPH QUEALY
POSTED ON 2.8.2017
POSTED BY: Robert Kraft

God Bless you and thank you for your service

I served mass for Father Mike at Fort Ord's 8th Street Chapel while my mom played the organ and sang. I remember Father Mike as a soft spoken and gentle man. The priest Father Mike replaced was Father Don Hastings. He left Fort Ord for Vietnam as well.

At the time we all were counting the days until our dad's were deployed to Vietnam. I know that Father Mike volunteered for this duty and wasn't at Fort Ord very long. The news of his death came as a great blow. It was softened by the fact he was saving souls to the very end.

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POSTED ON 11.8.2016
POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Thank You

Thank you Captain Quealy for your devotion and exemplary courage under fire.
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POSTED ON 10.25.2015
POSTED BY: Steve Watts

Peace be with you

Father Mike was the priest at Fort Ord, California. My brother and I served as his alter boys every Sunday. On occasion we would be hanging out at the chapel while Father Mike would be practicing his Sunday sermon to an 'empty' chapel. Upon leaving Fort Ord he deployed to Vietnam. He lost his life giving administering spiritual life to another, he would have had it no other way. Peace be with you Father Mike!
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POSTED ON 10.17.2014
POSTED BY: Col (RET) Terry A Gordon

Remembrance

All gave some, Some gave all RIP Father Mike.
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POSTED ON 5.24.2014
POSTED BY: Sharon Parks Loftus

Memories of Fr. Mike

Fr. Mike's Mom (Margaret) was my Dad's first cousin. He brought his Mom and his Aunt Nora to visit us in Newark often. He shared stories from his assignment down South. It was quite a cultural shock to him after growing up in New York City. He was disgusted by the segregation. He was the sweetest guy, and we looked forward to their visits. I think we even visited him at Maryknoll. He wanted to be a missionary and he did that by becoming a chaplain.
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