Attended Loyola University and was a star basketball player. Enlisted in the US Navy during 1940 and assigned to USS Lexington CV-2 during January 1941 to VS-2 operating SBD Dauntless dive bombers. Quigley participated in the Battle of the Coral Sea, and ditched SBD Dauntless 4531 and was later rescued and decorated for this mission.
John Quigley (nephew)
"Lt.(jg) Tony Quigley is my uncle (my father's brother). There was some information in this article I did not know before. If anyone can offer advice on how I could research additional information on my uncle or his plane, I would appreciate it."