Biography

Birth date: 1891
Birth place: Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Kew
Death place: Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, East Melbourne
Final rank: Air Vice Marshal
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • Australian Flying Corps
  • No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Captain
  • Date of embarkation: 16 March 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Unit: No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Military Cross

  • Unit: No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Belgian Croix de Guerre

  • Unit: Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Flying Cross

  • Unit: Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Digitised Collection (1)

Sketch book of Cyril Ednott Crooke, 1918 RCDIG0000352

Private Record (1)

Crooke, Cyril Ednott (Lieutenant, b.1892 - d.1965) 3DRL/2497

Private Record

Crooke, Cyril Ednott (Lieutenant, b.1892 - d.1965)

Collection relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Cyril Ednott Crooke, Australian Flying Corps (AFC). Collection consists of a leather bound sketch book featuring detailed water colour paintings produced between 4 March 1918 and 24 September 1918. It depicts aeroplanes, troopships,...

3DRL/2497

Digitised Collection

Sketch book of Cyril Ednott Crooke, 1918

Sketch book relating to the First World War service of Lieutenant Cyril Ednott Crooke, Australian Flying Corps. The bound leather drawing book features detailed water colour paintings produced between 4 March 1918 and 24 September 1918. It depicts aeroplanes, troopships, Leeds Castle, Australian...

RCDIG0000352

Photograph

DAAV00020

Portrait of Captain (Capt) W H Anderson, Australian Flying Corps. An officer with the Permanent Forces prior to enlistment, Captain William Hopton Anderson, embarked with Headquarters, No. 1 Squadron from Melbourne aboard HMAT Orsova (A67) on 16 March 1916. With the rank of Major he returned to...

DAAV00020

Timeline

Date of birth 1891
Date of embarkation 1916-03-16
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918-03-12
Other 1918-10-26 - 1919-01-01 Commanding Officer of 3 Squadron, AFC.
Date returned to Australia 1919-03-16