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New York State Decorations, Medals and Awards
Long and Faithful Service Decoration Recipients

This is New York's oldest military decoration. It was instituted in 1894 (General Orders No. 10) and was issued shortly thereafter. This award was given to people in the New York National Guard who attended at least 85% (later, 90%) of scheduled training exercises. There are five main classes to this award:

CLASS Number of Years in Service Number issued to 1963
Class IV 10 years 13,058
Class III 15 years 5,137
Class II 20 years 2,980
Class I 25 years 1,841
Special 30, 35 and 40 years 294

Downloadable recipient lists:
Special Class I Class II Class III Class IV

Showing 50 of 20757 recipients.

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Enter First name, Last name, Rank, Date (year)
Last name begins with:
Last Name First Name Rank Company Regiment Date Class
Qiemeyer (sp?) August H. Sergeant C 7th Infantry 1915 III
Quackenbn (sp?) Henry T. Major 12th Infantry 1917 IV
Quackenbush Robb C. Corporal B 22nd Regiment 1895 IV
Quackenbush Robert C. Sergeant B 22nd Regiment 1900 III
Quagley Sam T. Radioman 2nd Class 9th Fl Division 3rd Battalion NYNM 1938 IV
Quain George M. Master Sergeant B 1st MTB 208th Armor 1960 IV
Qualman George First Sergeant H 13th Regiment 1901 IV
Quarmby Hillary H. Sergeant 101st Cavalry 1933 III
Quarrier Archie Belknap Major 12th Infantry 1910 IV
Quattrociocchi Joseph Paul Major Headquarters 105th Tactical Fighter Group NYANG 1960 IV
Queek-Berner Charles A.J. Private A 7th Infantry Regiment 1907 II
Queeney William J. Captain B 727th Armored Ordinance Battalion NYNG 1956 III
Queeney William J. Captain A 105th AIB NYNG 1955 IV
Quesnel Vern F. Sergeant D 108th Infantry 1941 III
Quick [Howlings H.] Major 47th Regiment 1896 III
Quick Hewling H. Lieutenant Colonel Field & Staff 47th Infantry Regiment 1902 II
Quick Hewlings H. Major 47th Regiment 1894 IV
Quickberner [Charles A.] J. Private A 7th Regiment 1896 IV
Quickbrewer (sp?) Charles A. J. Private A 7th Regiment 1901 III
Quicksell Robert D. Sergeant Service Battery 1st Howitzer Battalion 170th Artillery NYARNG 1959 IV
Quicksell William E. Sergeant 1st Class Battery C 170th Field Artillery Battalion NYNG 1958 IV
Quigg John H. Lance Corporal C 71st Infantry 1907 III
Quigg John H. Lance Corporal C 71st Regiment 1902 IV
Quigley Bernard Private 2nd Field Artillery 1920 IV
Quigley John A. Private 2nd Separate Company 1894 IV
Quimby Calvin A. Sergeant C 107th Infantry 1939 IV
Quimby Louis Sands First Sergeant 2nd Signal Corps 1902 IV
Quinlan Clarence R. Private First Class Headquarters Troop 51st Cavalry Brigade 1937 III
Quinlan James Staff Sergeant Service Company 165th Infantry Regiment 1930 II
Quinlan James Staff Sergeant 165th Infantry 1925 III
Quinlan James Sergeant 69th Infantry 1920 IV
Quinland Lackland Sergeant M 369th Infantry 1939 IV
Quinn Edward H. Jr. Captain 1st Brigade 106th Infantry 1960 IV
Quinn John A. Master Sergeant A 152nd Engineer Battalion 1960 IV
Quinn John J. Warrant Officer 42nd Reconnaisance Company NYNG 1954 IV
Quinn John P. Lt. Colonel 8th Regiment 1945 III
Quinn John P. Captain 258th Field Artillery 1923 IV
Quinn Luke C. 1st Sergeant E 69th Infantry Regiment 1909 II
Quinn Luke C. 1st Sergeant E 69th Regiment 1905 III
Quinn Michael J. 1st Lieutenant 1st Battalion Headquarters Company 105th Infantry NYNG 1950 IV
Quinn Patrick J. 2nd Lieutenant A 174th Infantry Regiment 1938 II
Quinn Patrick J. First Sergeant A 174th Infantry 1933 III
Quinn Peter J. Private 12th Separate Company 1903 IV
Quinn Dennis F. 1st Lieutenant 2nd Battalion Headquarters Company 71st Infantry 1937 III
Quinones Adrian Sergeant 1st Class C 102nd Engineer Battalion NYARNG 1959 IV
Quintana Royce A. SP4 HHB 1st AW Battalion 210th Artillery 1960 IV
Quirk James D. Quatermaster Sergeant E 69th Regiment 1902 I
Quirk James D. 1st Sergeant E 69th Infantry Regiment 1900 II
Quirk James D. 1st Sergeant E 69th Regiment 1895 III
Quirk Peter F. Sergeant Service Battery 156th Field Artillery Regiment 1939 II

Resources

Boyce, Doug, Gary Hartman, and Nick McDowell. For merit, service, and valor : a history of some New York military decorations and awards and their recipients (1915 to 1983). 2 vols. San Ramon, CA: Orders and Medals Society of America, 2008.

Till, Paul H. The Military Awards of the Empire State. Ft. Myer, FL: Planchet Press, 1989.

Many thanks to all of the volunteers who have helped enter these thousands of names into spreadsheets:
Bruce and Bonita Scott, Greta Hamilton, Mike Mansir, Gary Mitchell, Tarraha (Tee) Branch, Michela Cecilia-Infantino, Manuelita Frederick, Betti O'Brian, Jim "Zak" Szakmary, Reyna Thomas, Sarah Tilevitz, and Gary Waters. Without them this project would not have happened.

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