Source Information

Ancestry.com. New York, WWII Enlisted Men Cards, 1940-1945 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data:

New York National Guard enlisted men and noncommissioned officers activated for federal service during World War II. New York (State). National Guard. Infantry Division, 27th United States, Army. Infantry. New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center, Saratoga Springs, New York.

About New York, WWII Enlisted Men Cards, 1940-1945

This database contains a service card file for New York National Guard enlisted men and noncommissioned officers activated for federal service during World War II.

What You Can Find in These Records

The cards in this database record service information for New York National Guard enlisted men and noncommissioned officers activated for federal service during World War II. In federal service, the men were organized as the 27th Infantry Division. The unit was federalized in October 1940 and mustered out of service in late 1945. The cards list an individual’s

  • name
  • home address
  • date of birth
  • place of birth
  • New York State service history (enlistment dates, etc.)
  • U.S. service history (enlistments dates, etc.)