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.

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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
  8. Sept. 7, I will climb in your honor for the 2019 Dallas Stair Climb as a volunteer firefighter. Thank you for your sacrifice, and your service, I have never forgotten, I will never forget, I will never forget what you did that morning and aim to match your bravery wherever I can.

    – Erin Jusseaume
  9. I proudly walked, climbed and rang the bell, in remembrance of Michael Cawley, I wore the badge of this honorable firefighter, today at Gila River Arena 9/11 Challenge
    Our group, ‘Crisis Preparation and Recovery’ was the largest group at the challenge, honoring those who lost their lives on 9/11
    Thank you for your sacrifice and service.

    – Teddy Lopez
  10. Today marks 20 yr anniversary as America as we knew it changed. Today my son (then 7) who is a firefighter in Mississippi carried Michael’s name on the memorial stair climb

    – Chastity Cawley
  11. It was an honor to do my first 9/11 stair climb at Red Rocks today in honor of you Michael. Thank you for your service 🤍. Never forget

    – Miranda K
  12. I will never forget.

    – Jonathan Cawley
  13. On September 10, 2022 I climbed in memory of Mike in the CNY Stairclimb in Utica, NY. It was an honor and privilege to bring light to his name and the sacrifice he made for his fellow man. He will always be an inspiration to me as a fireman, and man. He is a hero and will never be forgotten.

    – Brian Fontaine
  14. Michael was my neighbor! I think of him often and have shirts from the Foundation in his name! All Gave Some.. Some Gave All! Never Forget!

    – Tom Dorney