William Rooke Creswell

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Vice-Admiral William Rooke Creswell, (20 July, 1852 – 20 April, 1933) was an officer of the Royal Navy and the Royal Australian Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Gibraltar. Creswell entered Britannia in 1866, having been top scorer of forty-eight candidates accepted in competitive examinations.

Creswell retired from the Royal Navy in 1878.

His son, Colin Fraser Creswell died in the loss of E 47 in 1917.

See Also

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Post
First Naval Member of the Australian Naval Board
Mar, 1911 – 10 Jun, 1919
Succeeded by
Edmund P. F. G. Grant

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