Roll of Honor

Michael J. Cawley

Michael J. Cawley

  • Firefighter
  • Fire Department City of New York
  • New York
  • Age: 32
  • Year of Death: 2001

Michael J. Cawley‚ 32‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Ladder 136. He was having breakfast at Rescue 4 when the call came in to go to the World Trade Center. A graduate of State University College in Oswego‚ Cawley always wanted to be a firefighter. After years of working second jobs‚ he had finally bought his dream house.

Memorial Wall

  1. It was a humbling experience and an honor to do the 9/11 memorial stair walk and to ring the bell in your name. You are a true hero that will never be forgotten.

    – Vicky
  2. I had the honor to walk in the 9/11 memorial stair climb at Red Rocks Colorado today and carried Michael’s picture with me to help honor that he gave his life for others. Thank you Michael.

    – Debbie Reed
  3. On this 15th anniversary, I walk in the 9/11 memorial stair climb in Panama City, FL for Michael. We will always remember our heroes.

    – Paula
  4. Today I received the the greatest honor of making the 9/11 stair climb and ringing the bell in your name brother. You are and forever will be a true hero and never forgotten. I turned my ankle the day before but still proceeded and done the climb i wouldnt let anybody tell me no. I will always remember the 2017 climb and no that i done it to honor you my brother my love and heart is out to you and your family you are a true inspiration brother again it has been and forever will be my honor for honoring you on this day.

    – Joshua Renberg
  5. On Saturday I participated in the run for the fallen in Kronenwetter WI. I had the honor of running in remembrance of Michael. I cannot imagine the pain of losing him at such a young age but he is a hero and I know I will never forget him or the others who gave their lives in efforts to save others on that horrific day. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with his family on this day, the 16th anniversary of 9/11.

    – Melissa Kieper
  6. My daughter’s school participated in the 343 walk to remember for those who lost their lives on 9/11. My daughter was chosen to walk for you, Michael Cawley, LAD 136. Thank you for your service and we will never forget and we will always honor you and your fellow fire fighters on this patriots day!

    – Jennifer Bouton
  7. It was an honor to make the walk with your tag and memory the whole way. Thank you for your bravery and sacrifice.

    – Chad Ray
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