|Born||February 26, 1921|
|Years of service||1940-1974|
|Battles/wars||World War II
|Awards||Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Military Cross & Bar
After attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Caldwell was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1940 during World War II. He served in the Middle East, where he was awarded the Military Cross in May 1941 and a bar to it in December 1941, and in North West Europe. He also served in Malaya during the Malayan Emergency in the rank of major. He appointed Director of Defence Operational Plans at the Ministry of Defence in 1970 and Assistant Chief of the General Staff (Operational Requirements) in 1972 before retiring in 1974.
He married Betty Palmer Buesden; they have a daughter and a son.
- World Defence Who's who. Macdonald and Jane's. 1974. p. 31. ISBN 035608003X.
- The London Gazette: . 15 March 1940. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
- The London Gazette: . 6 May 1941. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
- The London Gazette: . 26 December 1941. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
- The London Gazette: . 30 January 1945. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
- The London Gazette: . 27 October 1953. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
- Ministry of Defence Senior Posts
- Army Commands
- Descendants of Stanley Howard
|Assistant Chief of the General Staff