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David Alexander Cummings Crooks

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant David Alexander Cummings Crooks

April 1, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

40678

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

263 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of Alexander David and Ethel Crooks, of Toronto, Ontario Canada.

Commemorated on Page 604 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ILLOGAN (ST. ILLOGAN) CHURCHYARD
Cornwall, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Row 1. Grave 1.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of David Alexander Cummings– Seen at RAF Exeter January 1941
  • Photo of David Crooks– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of David Crooks– From:  University of Toronto Memorial Book Second World War 1939-1945. 
The book was published by the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto.  
Submitted with permission, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– The headstone of war hero David Crooks DFC in the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Illogan, Cornwall, UK. Photographed in March 2011.

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