|Date of birth||1900|
|Place of birth||Wigan, Lancashire, England|
|Date of death||6 February 1958 (age 57–58)|
|Place of death||Munich, Germany|
Together with club owner James W. Gibson, he was responsible for instituting the youth development system at Manchester United. After 32 years of service as club secretary, Crickmer was killed in the Munich air disaster on 6 February 1958. He is buried at Stretford Cemetery.
He was married to Nellie Robertson from 1921 until his death. She outlived him by nine years, dying in 1967.They had one daughter, Beryl, who was born in 1921.
|Manchester United||April 1931||June 1932||43||17||8||18||39.53|
|Manchester United||November 1937||February 1945||76||30||24||22||39.47|
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