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New York National Guard Service Cards

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of summary service records of members of New York National Guard units. Information typically includes name, date of birth, place of birth, home address, date of enlistment, unit enlisted into, date of separation, how separated (honorable discharge, etc.), and dates of reenlistment.
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Quantity:
0.5 cubic feet (49 microfilm rolls)
Inclusive Dates:
1917-1954
Series Number:
B2001

Arrangement

Organized into three subseries: 1. Service Cards for Members Discharged Prior to the Second World War, 1917-1938; 2. Service Cards for Members Serving in Federal Service during the Second World War, 1925-1945; 3. Service Cards for Members Serving after the Second World War, ca. 1945-1954.

Alphabetical by last name within each subseries.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of summary service records of members of New York National Guard units. Information typically includes name, date of birth, place of birth, home address, date of enlistment, unit enlisted into, date of separation, how separated (honorable discharge, etc.), and dates of reenlistment. The span dates for earliest enlistments to latest noted discharge is ca. 1917-1954. Many of the images are less than fully legible.

Subseries 1, Service Cards for Members Discharged Prior to the Second World War, 1917-1938: Consists of service cards for members of the National Guard who were separated or discharged from service prior to the Second World War. None of the soldiers in this subseries appear to have been inducted into federal service while they were active members of the New York National Guard.

Subseries 2, Service Cards for Members Serving in Federal Service during the Second World War, 1925-1945: Soldiers documented by this subseries appear to have been inducted into the federal service, Army of the United States (AUS) by the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940. Service cards on microfilm reels 28-33 show fronts and backs of cards; cards on reels 34-40 only show versos of cards if further information is included.

Subseries 3, Service Cards for Members Serving after the Second World War, ca. 1945-1954: Individuals documented by these service cards enlisted after the Second World War. Some may have been inducted into federal service. All were inactive prior to 1955.

Items Online

Ancestry.com

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Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Alternate Formats Available

Microfilm: 49 reels; 16 mm.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series 13726 National Guard muster rolls, contains annual muster rolls for each division and brigade in the New York National Guard created during the same time period as this series.

Other finding aids

Alphabetical name index to National Guardsmen who were inducted into federal military service during World War II is available online through the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs.

Reel list.

Custodial History

This microfilm was transferred to the New York State Archives at an unknown date. The original copies were apparently produced by the Division of Military and Naval Affairs. Some of the records were apparently filmed as early as 1947.

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Detailed Description

Subseries 1: Service Cards for Members Discharged Prior to the Second World War

Dates:
1917-1938

  

Contents Roll
Aalbue, Howard A. - Baleweski, Emil B. 1
Balfe, Harold - Bondy, Damase E. 2
Bone, Albert E. - Burke, William 3
Burke, William - Clark, Kermit B. 4
Clark, Abraham W. - Crowley, John J. 5
Crowley, John J. - Dlugokinski, Henry S. 6
Dlugolenski, Stanley - Erxleben, Francis 7
Esatto, Joseph J. - Fuhrman, George H. 8
Fuhrman, Harry - Goppert, Arthur G. 9
Goralczyk, Henry - Haussner, Teddy 10
Hauswirth, Wm. G. - Howard, Marden Alexander 11
Howard, Martin T. - Keenan, Leo E. 12
Keenan, Martin F. - Krueger, Albert H. 13
Krueger, Charles C. - Lonto, Michael J. 14
Lonzier, George - Marro, Gerald 15
Marro, Michael - Merker, George W. 16
Merker, Murray M. - Mullen, James A. 17
Mullen, James F. - Osterhout, Charles 18
Osterhout, George A. - Pizzuto, Lewis N. 19
Placanica, Frank A. - Rizzolla, Leonard M. 20
Rizzuti, Charles J. - Sattel, Walter Jacob 21
Sasiadek, Casimir J. - Singleton, Arnold 22
Singleton, Clyde M. - Stevens, John J. 23
Trombley, Frank H. - Waterman, Roy F. 25
Waterman, Stanley - Young, Francis H. 26
Young, Francis J. - Zywicki, Joseph S. 27

Accretion: B2009-01
Stevens, Joseph A. - Trombley, Ernest 24

Subseries 2: Service Cards for Members Serving in Federal Service during the Second World War

Dates:
1925-1945

  

Contents Roll
Aalholm, Malcolm W. - Caceci, John P. 28
Cachiaunes, Nicholas G. - Gilroy, John P. 29
Gilsey, Edward A. - Lindewurth, Richard F. 30
Lindgren, George J. - Raymond, George F. 31
Raymond, Henry E. - Ursy, Charles 32
Usuriello, Matthew - Zywot, John J. 33
Campagna, Benjamin - Capkovic, Stephen J. (filmed in reverse order) 34
Caplan, Bernard - Finnegan, John H. 35
Finnegan, Joseph P. - Kearns, Clement 36
Kearns, John G. - Mitchell, Francis X. 37
Mitchell, Frank F. - Ruppel, Robert J. 38
Ruppert, Arthur P. - Wagner, Vernon H. 39
Wagner, Vincent J. - Zywot, John J. 40

Subseries 3: Service Cards for Members Serving after the Second World War

Dates:
circa 1945-1954

  

Contents Roll
Aadland, Wm. John - Brandalik, Joseph Francis 41
Brandano, Benny - Cooper, Harold Eugene 42
Cooper, Jack E. - Freybourg, Edward W. 43
Freyler, Albert A - Hochberg, Marvin 44
Hocheimer, Henry E. - Lundgren, Jack Herman 45
Lundgren, Willard H. - Nelson, Robert A. 46
Nelson, Robert Hugo - Ryan, Clifford W. 47
Ryan, Donald Francis - Thomas, Douglas Randall 48
Thomas, Earl - Zyskowski, Edwin Charles 49