Chaplain's Hill Project

Telling the stories of almost 250 U.S. Military Chaplains who lost their lives in the service to the nation

Barragy, William J.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Catholic Born: 10/13/1923 Hometown: Waterloo Home State: Iowa Last place of Worship: Archdiocese of Dubuque, Iowa Date of Death: 5/14/1966 died in helicopter crash Resting Place: Calvary Cemetery Waterloo, Iowa Military Honors: Legion of Merit (First chaplain killed in action in Vietnam) POW (Y/N) No Background […]

Brett, Robert R.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Catholic Born: 1/3/1936 Hometown: Morton Home State: Pennsylvania Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 2/22/1968 Resting Place: Arlington National Cemetery Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links  

Capodanno, Vincent Robert

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Catholic Born: 2/13/1929 Hometown: Staten Island Home State: New York Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 9/4/1967 Resting Place: St. Peter’s Cemetery – Staten Island, New York Military Honors: Medal of Honor, Bronze Star, Purple Heart  (Known as the “Grunt  Padre”) POW (Y/N) Background   […]

Engel, Meir

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II, Korea and Vietnam Monument: Jewish Born:9/12/1914 Hometown: Tel Aviv Home State: Palestine/Israel Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 12/16/1964 Resting Place: Military Honors: Vietnam Medal of Honor POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from […]

Garrity, William

Basic Biographical Details Branch: Navy Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Catholic Born: 9/23/1926 Hometown: Harve Home State: Montana Last place of Worship: Date of Death:1/26/1966 Resting Place: Resurrection Cemetery-Helena, Montana Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links  

Hoenig, Joseph I.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Air Force Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Jewish Born: Hometown: Queens Home State: New York Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 12/29/1966 – transport place crash in Alaska Resting Place:  Mt. Judah Cemetery-Ridgewood, New York Military Honors: POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents […]

Kerr, John Creighton

Basic Biographical Details Branch: Air Force Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Protestant Born: 3/16/1932 Hometown: Miami Home State: Florida Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 8/22/1967 Resting Place: Missing in Action.  Honored on Vietnam Veterans Memorial Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & […]

McGonigal, Aloysius P.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Catholic Born: 11/8/1921 Hometown: Tacony (Philadelphia) Home State: Pennsylvania Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 2/17/1968 Resting Place: Jesuit Cemetery-Wernersville, Pennsylvania Military Honors: Silver Star, Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical […]

Quealy, Michael Joseph

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Catholic Born: 9/11/1929 Hometown: Manhattan Home State: New York Last place of Worship: Mobile, Alabama Date of Death: 11/8/1966-Tay Ninh, Vietnam Resting Place: St. Raymond’s Cemetery-New York, New York Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information […]

Singer, Morton

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Jewish Born: 10/25/1936 Hometown: Flushing Home State: New York Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 12/17/1968 killed in airplane crash – Chu Lai Airfield, Quang Tin Province, South Vietnam-buried 1/1/1969 Resting Place: Mountain of Rest-Jerusalem, Israel Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical […]

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