Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
On February 17, 1968, Army Chaplain Aloysius McGonigal joined the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines in the final assault on the Citadel in Hue. While administering comfort and last rites, he was killed by small arms fire. McGonigal was a former physics teacher from Washington, D.C. He was serving the Roman Catholic Church. His name is remembered on Panel 39E, Line 75 of The Wall.
McGonigal is one of 16 chaplains with names inscribed on The Wall.