Group Captain Clive Robertson 'Killer' Caldwell, DSO, DFC & bar

Date of birth  1911-07-28  Lewisham, NSW. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1940-05-27  Joined RAAF. 
Other  1941-01  Served in the Middle East with No 250 Squadron RAF. 
Other  1941-08-29  Wounded in action. 
Date promoted  1941-11  Flight commander. 
Other  1941-12-05  Shot down five Ju 87s in a single engagement. 
Date of honour or award  1941-12-26  Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar simultaneously. 
Date promoted  1942-01  Appointed squadron leader and took command of No 112 Squadron RAF flying Kittyhawks. 
Date promoted  1942-06  Appointed group captain and command of No 1 Fighter Wing based in Darwin. 
Date of honour or award  1942-08-02  Polish Croix Des Valliants. 
Other  1943-08  Left No 1 Fighter Wing based in Darwin. 
Date of honour or award  1943-10-14  Distinguished Service Order. 
Other  1944-05  Returned to operational duties commanding No 80 Wing out of Darwin and Morotai. No 80 Wing was confined to strafing and bombing ground targets. 
Other  1945-04  In the 'Morotai mutiny' Caldwell and seven other officers tendered their resignations in protest against the RAAF's role in the latter stages of the war. 
Date of discharge  1946-03-05  Caldwell resigned from the RAAF. 
Date of death  1994-08-05