South Melbourne Rowing Club (VIC) now Albert Park South Melbourne Rowing Club (VIC)
Arthur Crook was a South Melbourne Rowing Club rower who also served in WWI.
His recorded wins prior to WWI were:
1913 - Sale Regatta, Lightweight Maiden Four, three seat - First
1913 - Bairnsdale Regatta, Lightweight Maiden Four, three seat - First
1915 - Ballarat Regatta, Men's Maiden Eight, seven seat - First
Arthur was a butcher who lived in Dundas Street Albert Park when he enlisted in July 1915 aged nearly 28 years old. He was not a big man standing only 5 feet 5.5 inches tall and weighing only 10 stone.
He spent most of the war as a driver.
- NAA: B2455, CROOK A
- The Victorian Oarsman by John Lang, Massina & Co, 1919