The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier Arthur Ainslie Crook

Crook, Arthur Ainslie


* 2nd of October 1899

† 1st of February 1981


1942-05-01 Acting Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-08-01 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1943-04-14 Reverted to Major
1944-01-13 Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-08-06 Acting Colonel
1944-08-06 Acting Brigadier
1945-01-06 Lieutenant-Colonel
1948-07-01 Colonel
1952-07-01 Brigadier


1942-XX-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding Officer 5th Battalion The Northamptonshire Regiment [Tunisia]
1944-08-06 1945-01-31 Commanding Officer 6th West African Brigade [Burma]
1945-01-31 1945-03-20 Acting General Officer Commanding 81st West African Division [Burma]
1945-03-20 1945-XX-XX Commanding Officer 6th West African Brigade [Burma]
1946-XX-XX 1948-XX-XX Military Adviser to I Greek Corps
1949-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX District Officer Commanding Cyprus District
1952-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX Military Attaché to Thailand
1953-01-28 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Brian Crook, Wing Commander RAF (Rtd)