New York, Records of the State National Guard, 1906-1954 is a free collection at FamilySearch with an index and images of National Guard service cards from the New York State Archives. The images are provided courtesy of


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What Can I Learn from New York National Guard Records?

These military records may include:

  • Name
  • Birth date and place
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Race
  • Marital status
  • Citizenship
  • Physical description
  • Education
  • Medical information
  • Enlistment date and place
  • Discharge date, place, and reason
  • Military rank or grade
  • Name, relationship, and address of person to notify in case of emergency




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