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Caldwell, Clive Robertson

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rank: Group Captain
status: survived
airforce: RAAF    (no: 402107 )
born: 1911-07-28 Lewisham, Sydney Australia

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Group Captain Clive Robertson Caldwell DSO, DFC & Bar (28 July 1910 – 5 August 1994) was the leading Australian air ace of World War II. He is officially credited with shooting down 28.5 enemy aircraft in over 300 operational sorties. In addition to his official score, he has been ascribed six probables and 15 damaged.[1][2] Caldwell flew Curtiss P-40 Tomahawks and Kittyhawks in the North African Campaign and Supermarine Spitfires in the South West Pacific Theatre.
Demobed on 5 March 1946 as a F/Lt.

Squadrons:

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AirforceSqdrnDate
RAAF No 1 Wing 1942-10-01

Aircraft:

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BS234 CRC 1943-07-03
BS295 QY 1943-07-06
BS295 QY 1943-07-13
BS295 QY 1943-07-18
BS295 QY 1943-07-20
BS295 QY 1943-07-25

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