1 W.A.G.S People

Over 6,000 personnel were trained as Wireless Operators/Air Gunners and Navigators at 1 W.A.G.S Ballarat during WW2. Approximately 20% of the trainees were killed in Action or on Active Service. Each trainee has a Profile Page with the following information - Killed or Discharged, Service History and where known a 1 W.A.G.S. Course number. Many profile pages include photos and notes regarding Operations, Squadrons,Theatres of War and P.O.W Status.

138 confirmed trainees became P.O.W with 30 listed as dying in captivity.

Below are photos of 1 W.A.G.S. trainees who later served in the RAAF and were KILLED during WW2.

GREEN Garnham FrederickJONES Edward KennionJONES Trevor William RobertSCHELDT Vernon JohnLANDSBERG James William

The following Names in alphabetical order are of those airmen who were both Discharged and Killed.

Name
Service No.
Status
Rank
Operations
ABBOTT, James Murray
442667
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ABBOTT, Kenneth Lindsay
437283
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ABBOTT, Lewis James
400167
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Italy
ABBOTT, Stanley Arthur
436790
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident near Kingussie, Inverness, Scotland
ABBOTT, William George
415105
Discharged
Flying Officer
ABELL, Jack Billing
442886
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ABERDEEN, Donald Stewart McKAY
434438
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ABERLE, Douglas Buchanan
427631
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops from UK target Berlin
ABSALOM, Irvine Edward
410287
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ACKLAND, John Barnes
406546
Discharged
Flying Officer
ACKROYD, Irving
400548
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ACLAND, Frederick James
436797
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ACRES, Robert Joseph
427787
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle France
ADAM, Walter Joseph
410934
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air battle Target Nuremberg Germany
ADAMS, Alan Tamblyn
439858
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ADAMS, Francis Raymond
449269
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ADAMS, Horace Alfred
427675
Discharged
Flying Officer
ADAMS, James Stanley
437381
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ADAMS, John Lawrence
402082
Discharged
Flying Officer
ADAMS, Colin Fielding
39923
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ADAMSON, Leonard George
400549
Killed
Pilot Officer
Air battle Gulf of Carpentaria
ADAMSON, Robert David
404000
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental Middle East
ADDINSALL, Geoffrey William
410586
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
ADDISON, Thomas Joseph
75767
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ADSETT, Reginald William
402194
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
AFFLECK, Gordon Kenneth
441205
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AGNEW, Keith Gordon
406512
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AGNEW, Philip Garrick
75768
Discharged
Flying Officer
AHERN, Edmund James Kiely
404758
Killed
Warrant Officer
Accidental Evans Head Navigational training exercise.
AINLEY, Robert Shaw
406428
Discharged
Pilot Officer
AITCHESON, Allan Graham
432654
Killed (POW)
Flight Sergeant
POW Netherlands East Indies
AITKEN, Leonard Anthony
436232
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALBURY, Alexander John
435496
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALCOCK, Norman Lancelot
416817
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALCOCK, Charles Raymond
417777
Discharged
Flying Officer
ALCORN, James Alexander
407886
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental [ Flying accident] North Sea
ALDENHOVEN, Bernard Durham
437565
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALDERSEY, Algernon Lumley
407816
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALDERSON, William Gill
437838
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALDERWICK, Robert Bernard
439076
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ALDRED, Keith Ernest
13798
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ALDRIDGE, Frank Alfred
415956
Discharged
Sergeant
ALDRIDGE, Elliot Richmond
416173
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
ALEXANDER, James Kevin
440884
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ALEXANDER, Sinclair Bonar
406135
Discharged
Sergeant
ALFORD, Roderick Vernon
404010
Discharged
Squadron Leader
ALLAN, Edward Isaac
441576
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ALLAN, James Lindsay
449178
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ALLAN, William John
406016
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ALLANSON, Raymond Harry
436507
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALLEN, Alexander George
428114
Discharged
Flying Officer
ALLEN, Angus
417146
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALLEN, David Arthur Maxwell
431934
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALLEN, Geoffrey
428170
Discharged
Flying Officer
ALLEN, Harold Keegan
404760
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. Far East
ALLEN, Henry Keith
418783
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALLEN, Leo James
430349
Killed
Warrant Officer
Died of illness, U.K
ALLEN, Leslie Alfred
427418
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALLEN, Richard Francis Peter
415013
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ALLEN, William Llewellyn
407633
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ALLENDER, Ronald James
419432
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALLISON, Arnold Angus
33961
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ALLMAN, Leonard Charles
436818
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALLNUTT, Frank John
436745
Discharged
Flying Officer
ALLSOPP, William Frederick
408558
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle N.W. Europe target Duisburg.
ALLWOOD, Phillip William
416479
Discharged
Flying Officer
ALSTON, John Griffin
410290
Discharged
Flying Officer
ALT, Jeffrey John
402195
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ALTMANN, Anthony
442317
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ALTREE, Will
437383
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ALTUS, Hector Ferdinand
416819
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K
AMBROSE, Alfred Charles
443842
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AMBROSE, William Thomas
60033
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ANDERSON, Albert Lloyd
434720
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANDERSON, Alexander Henry
427788
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental Huntington UK
ANDERSON, Claude Allan
438672
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANDERSON, Donald
424839
Discharged
Flying Officer
ANDERSON, Douglas Jack
442541
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANDERSON, Edward Hassall
408559
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ANDERSON, Erl Ross
406970
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANDERSON, Glendinning Eric
415616
Discharged
Flying Officer
ANDERSON, Ian Wray
409488
Discharged
Flying Officer
ANDERSON, John
18357
Discharged
Squadron Leader
ANDERSON, John Colin William
424011
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops.North West Pacific
ANDERSON, John Donald
437104
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ANDERSON, John Ernest
406498
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ANDERSON, Joseph Lowry
427435
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANDERSON, Keith Walter
430852
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ANDERSON, Louis Henry
439845
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ANDERSON, Max
442592
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ANDERSON, Murray James
416138
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANDERSON, Peter Noel
431490
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANDERSON, Roderick Wallace
431987
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ANDERSON, Stewart Michael Victor
439688
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ANDERSON, Stewart Rex
450053
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ANDERSON, William Edward
402196
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
ANDERSON, Robert Bertram Charles
431711
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANDREW, Alan Stephen
415715
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ANDREW, Charles Frederick
401878
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANDREW, David Thomas
400247
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops.over Burma India
ANDREW, John Tasman
418241
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle North Sea
ANDREWS, Crawford Arthur
438479
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ANDREWS, Edward Bruce
443021
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ANDREWS, Robert Charles Crampton
443077
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ANDREWS, Roy Stuart
428492
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ANDREWS, Thomas Hamilton
66548
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANGEL, Francis John
416139
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ANGUS, Jeffrey
437215
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANGUS, Julius
429706
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ANGWIN, George Ronald
441304
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ANIVITTI, Maurice Ermini
401408
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Rysum near Emden Germany
ANNELLS, Vernon Percy
417939
Discharged
Flying Officer
ANNESLEY, Sydney Kenneth
406282
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East non-operational flight
ANNETT, Kenneth Melville
410938
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ANQUETIL, Kenneth Munro
409491
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ANSTEY, Frank William
410801
Discharged
Warrant Officer
APPELKAMP, Kenneth Charles
407634
Discharged
Flying Officer
APPLEBY, Julian Paul Leonard
430002
Discharged
Warrant Officer
APPLEDORE, Frank Harold
416480
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident St. Georges Basin N.S.W
ARCHER, Reginald Bernard
407858
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ARDILL, John Philip
429901
Discharged
Pilot Officer
ARGALL, Bertrum William
444530
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ARMSTRONG, Bertram Henry
409492
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ARMSTRONG, David Bruce
431081
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ARMSTRONG, Francis Phillip
416481
Discharged
Flying Officer
ARMSTRONG, George Alexander
445307
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ARMSTRONG, John William
415751
Discharged
Flying Officer
ARMSTRONG, Lawrence Keith
436602
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ARMSTRONG, Ross William
444734
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ARMSTRONG, William Morton
415003
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ARNEY, Ralph Lawrence
442449
Discharged
Flying Officer
ARNOLD, Donald Stanley Sewell
415602
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ARNOLD, Eric Stanley
439555
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ARNOLD, George
407760
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Melos Harbour Greece
ARNOLD, Jeffrey Watson
418620
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ARNOLD, John Douglas
436234
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ARRI, James
445065
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ARTHUR, Cecil Glen
429902
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle target Stuttgart Germany
ASFORD, George James
436178
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ASH, Robert Charles Addison
407197
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air battle Middle East
ASHBY, Bertram Vivian
442542
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ASHCROFT, Arthur Joseph
415718
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ASHTON, George Normanton
444531
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ASHTON, Robert Alexander
436598
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe France
ASHTON, Rodney Frederick
441378
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ASHTON, Ronald Anthony
404762
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
ASHTON, Thomas Edward
417778
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ASHTON, William Hurlstone
11504
Discharged
Corporal
ASHURST, James
415752
Discharged
Flying Officer
ASTILL, Roland Kenneth
412564
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ASTON, Ralph
437105
Discharged
Pilot Officer
ATKIN, Charles Gordon
401607
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ATKINSON, Robert Walter
441342
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AUMANN, Edward James
419627
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AURISCH, Eric Frank
436362
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AUSTIN, Clifton Edward
408617
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
AUSTIN, William Gordon
401880
Discharged
Pilot Officer
AVINS, Roy Wilbur
436137
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AYLMORE, George
415851
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AYRES, Phillip Gregory
438301
Discharged
Aircraftman 1
AYRES, Richard Leonidas
409014
Discharged
Flying Officer
AYTON, Kenneth John
427423
Discharged
Corporal
BACKHOUSE, Herbert Frederick
406323
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Drowned during aircraft accident Middle East
BACKHOUSE, Walter John
431548
Discharged
Flying Officer
BADGE, Gordon Desmond
406989
Discharged
Flying Officer
BADGE, Kenneth Wilberforce
427279
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BADGER, Denis Roy
419285
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BADGER, George Wrighton
441456
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BADMAN, Lancel Collis
416141
Discharged
Pilot Officer
BAENSCH, Alfred Albert
59958
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BAGG, Robin
442086
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BAGGOT, Warren Hamilton
407039
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BAGGS, Francis Henry
406038
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. Missing [FB] Burma
BAGSHAW, Allen Stokes
427424
Discharged
Pilot Officer
BAGSHAW, Graham Morris
417779
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Germany
BAILEY, Alfred Henry
440170
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BAILEY, Bernard James
436264
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BAILEY, Thomas Leon Ford
406283
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air Ops. Middle East, Tobruk.
BAILLIE, Leslie Richards
408231
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BAILLIEU, Ronald George
430687
Discharged
Flying Officer
BAILS, Thomas Joseph
416919
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BAIN, Leslie Neil
408232
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Middle East Soloman South
BAIN, Norman
400550
Discharged
Squadron Leader
BAINES, Ian Aubrey
400667
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Egypt
BAIRD, Hugh Allen
400338
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BAKER, Francis Charles
431059
Discharged
Flying Officer
BAKER, James
402700
Killed (POW)
Sergeant
Air ops.Halong Netherlands East Indies
BAKER, John William
430206
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BAKER, Lowell Raeburn
443389
Discharged
Aircraftman 1
BAKER, Robert Denis
409809
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BAKER, Robert George
437898
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BAKER, Robert Henry
401730
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
BAKER, Robert Lance
416920
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BAKER, Romuald Henry
408550
Discharged
Flying Officer
BAKER, Thomas Despard
400551
Discharged
Flying Officer
BAKER, William Patrick
441379
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BALDWIN, Raymond Thomas
437485
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BALFOUR, John William
407840
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Kenya
BALFOUR-OGILVY, Francis Herbert Spencer
429906
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BALL, Edmund Charles
431372
Discharged
Warrant Officer
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