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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Poole
Title
POOLE, Maj Gen Sir Frederick Cuthbert (1869-1936)
Date(s)
Created 1917-1919
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 box or 0.01 cubic metres

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1869; commissioned into the Royal Artillery, 1889; Lt, 1892; served Tirah Expedition, North West Frontier, India, 1897-1898; Capt, 1899; served in Second Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902; awarded DSO, 1902; service with Somaliland Field Force, 1903-1904; served in Northern Nigeria, 1904; Maj, 1909; retired 1914; re-employed by Army, 1914; served in World War One, 1914-1918; Lt Col, 1915; Brevet Col, 1917; awarded CMG, 1917; temporary Maj Gen, 1917; awarded CB, 1918; General Officer Commanding, North Russia Expeditionary Force, 1918-1919; created KBE, 1919; Hon Maj Gen, 1920; retired 1920; died 1936.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Placed in the Centre by the family in 1980.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers relating to the British Military Mission to the Volunteer Army under Gen Anton Ivanovich Denikin, South Russia, 1917-1919, and Poole's tenure as General Officer Commanding, North Russia Expeditionary Force, 1918-1919, including maps of Russia, various scales, 1917-1919; typescript report by Capt George A Hill, RAF, entitled 'Report of work done in Russia to end of 1917', 27 Nov 1918; printed War Office report entitled 'Report on visit of British Military Mission to the Volunteer Army under General Denikin in South Russia', Nov-Dec 1918; printed booklet entitled 'A brief review of the liberation of the Don province from the yoke of the bolscheviks and of the beginning of the strife for the restoration of the unity of Russia', 1918; printed War Office report entitled 'Appreciation of the internal situation in Russia', 12 Jan 1919; typescript 'Report of a visit to the Headquarters of the Volunteer Army in South Russia', by Poole, Feb 1919.

System of arrangement

3 files

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
English and Russian.
Finding aids

This Summary Guide

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Related units of description

The Liddle Collection, Leeds University, contains a copy of a report by Poole on a visit to the Headquarters of the Volunteer Army, North Russia, 1918-1919. The privately held papers of Rt Hon Sir Francis (Oswald) Lindley contain orders by Poole, North Russia, 1918-1919.

Publication note
The Liddle Collection, Leeds University, contains a copy of a report by Poole on a visit to the Headquarters of the Volunteer Army, North Russia, 1918-1919. The privately held papers of Rt Hon Sir Francis (Oswald) Lindley contain orders by Poole, North Russia, 1918-1919.

Notes

Note

Decorations: KBE, CB, CMG, DSO

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Civil war
  • Diplomacy
  • Foreign relations
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military missions
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Political movements
  • Russian Civil War (1917-1922)
  • State security
  • War

Personal names

  • Denikin, Anton Ivanovich, 1872-1947, Russian General
  • Hill, George A, fl 1917-1918, Captain
  • Poole, Sir, Frederick Cuthbert, 1869-1936, Knight, Major General

Corporate names

  • RAF, Royal Air Force

Places

  • Crimea
  • Russia, Eastern Europe

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