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I found a photo of Arne on familysearch.org...there is a family tree...click link to see.
The family tree was established by Janae Davis
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Yes, I have been in touch with Janae, and she is related to Arne’s divorced wife. My brother also has a Genealogy site , and we know some of his timeline. I keep adding new info to his FamilySearch page. We still, however, have large blank gaps to fill, and not a single photo after his teenage photo on his genealogical page. We know he had a soldier portrait taken at Fort Worden in 1905, as a member of 30th Coast artillery corps. This was sent to his aunt but no longer exists.
We welcome any tiny piece of information to fill in his story.
Dear Ingunn Solli,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series Returns of Military Organizations, ca. 1800-12/1916 in the Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1762-1917 (Record Group 94) that includes three records related to Arne Agle for 1905, 1906, and 1907 in the records for the 30th Coast Artillery Corps. The series has been digitized and the images are available using the Catalog.
We also located the series Enlistment Papers, 1798 - October 31, 1912 and Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798 - 1914 in Record Group 94 that may contain relevant information about him. In addition, we located nine series in the Records of the U.S. Regular Army Mobile Units (Record Group 391) that include letters, returns, and other records related to the 30th Coast Artillery. Plus, we located nine other series in the Records of U.S. Army Continental Commands (Record Group 393) that include letters related to Fort Worden and possibly, more details about Arne Agle. These records have not been digitized.
If you know where Arne Agle might have entered the United States, it may also be possible to find some information about him in the National Archives immigration & naturalization records, and if you know where he lived, the census records might also prove helpful.
For further information about all of the records listed above, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference (RDT1) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plus, we located the Signal Corps Photographs of American Military Activity, (Record Group 111-SC), ca. 1754 - ca. 1954 and the "Redbook" Photographs, 1893 - 1918 in the Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (Record Group 111) that may include photos of the forts where he was stationed and/or the 30th Coast Artillery. For a search of these records, please contact the National Archives in College Park - Still Picture (RDSS) via email at email@example.com.
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Lastly, we searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series titled Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 in the Records of the Selective Service System (World War I) (Record Group 163) that include a card for Arne Agle. We also located a WWII Selective Service card for him. See the images below.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!