Christopher Poole, before participating in any nationalist cause, was a member of the British Army's 2nd East Yorkshire Regiment, fighting in the Tirah Campaign and the Second Boer War. Below you will find the terms of his enlistment and discharge, with focus on his physical description, position while serving and record of transfers up until his discharge.(Images are used under license by National Archives London.)
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The RSCI recently had an exhibition showcasing the battle of St. Stephen's Green during Easter Week of 1916. Amongst the trove of profiles and dioramas on display were some possessions and a large wall-sized profile of Christopher Poole and his role during the rising. Below are scans and photos of the exhibits focused on Christopher Poole. The Exhibition is currently doing rounds around Ireland.