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. These photos have been included to commemorate their sacrifice and service.

Included in the Individual Profiles are photos, newspaper articles and information. Where possible EXTERNAL LINKS are able to be accessed to ensure that all websites and sources are acknowledged. If there have been any accidently excluded please advise on the CONTACT US page. If we have included Photos that are others property it has been done unintentionally and we seek permission. With over 6,000 names we are continously checking and updating our data base. We thank all those who have gererously allowed access to photos and information and commend their committment and continious research. We are more than happy to share our photos and data to families and other genuine websites. Thankyou Janet Bates Website Coordinator.

  Hover curser over photos for names.

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 - Unit / Squadron
CADBY, Charles Ralph
128000
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
343 Radar Stn
CADDEY, Ernest Frederick
445522
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
CADDY, Athol William
441345
Discharged
Flying Officer
9 ACHU
CADDY, Daniel Charles
437728
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
82 OBU
CAESAR, John Frederick
415759
Discharged
Flying Officer
10 COMM
CAFFREY, James
431434
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
CAHILL, Kevin
120800
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
33 SQN
CAHILL, Michael French
427061
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
13 SQN
CAHILL, Victor Wakley
431268
Discharged
Warrant Officer
102 SQN (HB) Ex 2 wags
CAIN, Alexander John
406138
Killed
Flying Officer
Air operations Western Desert Middle East - 45 SQN
CAIN, Donald Harold
437492
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
24 Sqn
CAINES, Neville Stanley
36532
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
E/A HQ
CAIRNCROSS, Robert
433637
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
22 Sqn
CALDER, Lewis Walter
427416
Killed (POW)
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Yugoslavia - 148 SQN CMF
CALDER, Robert Harvey Donald
407358
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle, Germany - 83 SQN
CALDWELL, James Humphrey
407637
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. UK - 7 SQN
CALLANDER, James Andrew
431698
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 EMBD
CALLANDER [DFM], Frank Colson
409290
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
4 OTU
CALLINAN, Anthony
430590
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 AHU
CALLINAN, John Thomas
449267
Discharged
Flying Officer
36 SQN
CALTHORPE, John Rupert
401026
Discharged
Flying Officer
GRS
CALVERT, Reginald William Dale
402029
Discharged
Flying Officer
459 SQN
CAMERON, John Daniel
450183
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SA HQ Melb
CAMERON, Keith Edward
417277
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 AOSch
CAMERON, Kevin Francis
440544
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig. Sch.
CAMERON, Lindsay Douglas
408006
Discharged
Flying Officer
6 Rec Cent
CAMERON, Mawson Bruce
416741
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
13 SQN
CAMERON, Phillip Greig
400112
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Air ops. Over Italy - 682 SQN
CAMERON, Robert Graeme
431269
Discharged
Temporary Warrant Officer
93 Sqn
CAMERON, Walter Duncan
441841
Discharged
Aircraftman
25 SQN
CAMERON, Ewen Reuben
431024
Discharged
Warrant Officer
463 SQN
CAMP, Edward Charles
431390
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
24 SQN
CAMPBELL, Alan Frazer
445832
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
CAMPBELL, Arnold
415924
Discharged
Flying Officer
2AOSch
CAMPBELL, Colin Blair
406431
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. From the UK - 455 SQN
CAMPBELL, Donald Gordon
418718
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying accident New Guinea - 36 SQN
CAMPBELL, Edgar Edwin MacKenzie
406139
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Burma - HQ India
CAMPBELL, Edmund Ian
440474
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
12 SQN
CAMPBELL, James John
417335
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany target Stuttgart Germany - 9 SQN
CAMPBELL, James Peter
439291
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EA HQ [TDR] ARCH
CAMPBELL, John Duncan
437841
Discharged
Warrant Officer
23 SQN
CAMPBELL, John Samuel McClelland
415227
Killed
Warrant Officer
Accidental, Adelaide River - 2 SQN
CAMPBELL, Robert
415069
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
CAMPBELL, Robert Archibald
449869
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
CAMPBELL, Staffa Kinloch
403023
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle, Bay of Bengal - 353 SQN RAF
CAMPBELL [DFC], Colin Edward
406688
Discharged
Flying Officer
466 SQN
CANAVAN, John Peter
401611
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
24 SQN
CANDY, Peter Rossmore
441346
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
CANET, David
401298
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K - 61 SQN
CANN, Herbert Henry
429921
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 OTU
CANNING, Frank Hill
408045
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle N.W. Europe - 455 SQN
CANNY, Guy Hassell
415397
Discharged
Warrant Officer
41 SQN
CANT, Gordon Rayner
433178
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 CU
CANT, Trevor Milton
46670
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
CANTOR, Colin Vivian
411861
Killed
Pilot Officer
Accidental Darwin - 13 SQN
CAPORN, William Henry
441958
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
CARDEN, Frederick George
406897
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
43 Sqn
CARDNO, William Guyan
404012
Killed
Sergeant
Died as a result of self-inflicted injuries - 11 SQN
CAREY, Edward Malony
409380
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
DARWIN
CAREY, Reginald
6257
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 AOS
CAREY, Stanley Edward
410947
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying accident off N.S.W Coast Australia - 5 OTU
CARLON, Leonard Patrick
439083
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
CARLSSON, Kenneth Charles
400113
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle Middle East - 230 SQN
CARLYON, Reginald Avin
400252
Discharged
Flying Officer
O/S HQ
CARMAN, Allan Mark
44254
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 Aircraft Depot
CARMEN, Raymond Alan
417943
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Sch of Admin
CARMICHAEL, Ivan Francis
435333
Discharged
Flying Officer
94 Sqn
CARMODY, Thomas William
436066
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
111 ASRF Flight
CARMODY, Vincent Patrick
445309
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
CARNIE, Ian David
401492
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Middle East - 14 SQN
CARNIE, Wilfred Leslie
407490
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Middle East - 14 SQN
CARR, Gerald Godfrey
415857
Discharged
Warrant Officer
56 OBU
CARR, Maurice Frederick
437842
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
40 SQN
CARR, Richard John
431609
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
12 SQN
CARRAN, Frederick Sydney
415508
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 12 SQN
CARRAN, Wilfred Arthur
427785
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 CU
CARRICK, Owen Edward
428183
Discharged
Warrant Officer
100 SQN
CARRICK, Peter Douglas
431553
Discharged
Warrant Officer
25 SQN
CARRIER, David Victor
441347
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
CARROLL, Harry Noel
418805
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 SD Sandridge
CARROLL, Leo John
37658
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 AHU
CARROLL [DFC], William Thomas
407098
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
AGSch
CARRON, Harold Roy
450035
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
CARRUTHERS, Charles Edward
429214
Discharged
Warrant Officer
82 Un. Prov.[India] Sqn
CARRUTHERS, Mervyn Angus
436182
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Rathmines
CARTER, Alexander Nathan
429627
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
8 OTU
CARTER, Donald James
442539
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
6 SFT
CARTER, Geoffrey Brennan
400341
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HQ D Tor
CARTER, Henry Lewis
406140
Discharged
Flying Officer
Sch o AD
CARTER, Ivon Perry
431436
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ N/AREA
CARTER, Kenneth Raymond Champion
401027
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Malaya - 34 SQN
CARTER, Raymond Clarence Whitbourne
408966
Discharged
Flying Officer
6 HOSP
CARTER, Robert Maxwell
415116
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air craft accident 15 miles from Braidwood [Mulloon] N.S.W Australia - 4 OTU Williamtown
CARTER, Stanley William
402199
Discharged
Corporal
HQ East A65994
CARTER, Thomas Charles St John
440273
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 WAGS
CARTER, Walter Robert
441777
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
55 OTU
CARTWRIGHT, Herbert Norman
431004
Discharged
Flying Officer
4 COM
CARTWRIGHT, Lindsay Alfred
419029
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 EMD Ascot Vale
CARTWRIGHT, Walter Ernest
455035
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
E/A HQ
CARVER, Jack
427114
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 GSU
CARVILLE, Ronald Francis
406516
Discharged
Sergeant
5 EMB Dep Fremantle
CARY, Alan
437808
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
CASEY, Grafton John
402284
Discharged
Sergeant
2 EMBD
CASEY, Leo Matthew
431699
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AGS
CASEY, Leslie Edward
81710
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
200 Flight
CASEY, Leslie Thomas
419455
Discharged
Flying Officer
31 Base
CASEY, Thomas William
437830
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
6 SFTS
CASEY [DFC], Gerard Gray
418251
Discharged
Flying Officer
10 SQN
CASS, William Ian
406432
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea area - 32 SQN
CASSIDY, Gregory James
440396
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Garbutt
CASSOFF, John Victor
444850
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
CASTLE, Alan Norman
438980
Discharged
Warrant Officer
12 SQN
CASTLES, Ronald Norman
408793
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 OTU
CATCHLOVE, George
402285
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
3 OTU
CATCHPOLE, Gordon Henry
441637
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
99 SQN
CATHRO, Gordon Frank
417991
Discharged
Warrant Officer
! OTU
CATT, Leonard
443392
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
School of Air Nav East Sale
CATTANACH, Harold William
428514
Discharged
Aircraftman
1 EMBD
CATTO, John Duncan
442090
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
CAUDLE, William Alfred
416376
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 EMB DEP
CAUST, Victor Arnold
442330
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
CAVANAGH, Clyde Alfred
32441
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
CAVANAGH, Maurice Andrew
427977
Discharged
Flying Officer
630 SQN
CAVANAGH, William Gordon
401612
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
7 OTU
CAVENAGH [DFC], Peter Grey
410451
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ACAC
CAVENDER, Terence Michael
417156
Discharged
Flying Officer
84 OTU
CAVILL, Allan
409985
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HQ SCU O33120
CAVILL, Eric Burton
450058
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
CAWSE, Frank Westcott
42178
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
9 AHU
CAYZER, Arthur Seaton
440358
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
CEMM, Arthur Frederick
450095
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
CENTER, Edmund George Alexander
408670
Discharged
Flying Officer
99 SQN
CHADWICK, Frederick
415302
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
9 LASU
CHADWICK-BATES [DFC], Arthur George Jackson
412480
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle Germany - 460 SQN
CHAFFER, Clifford George
444906
Discharged
Sergeant
8 OTU Parkes
CHALK, Charles Lancelot
416931
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
CHALK, Eric Seymour
405953
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 TG HQ Training Grp
CHALMERS, Ian Douglas
417336
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AGSch
CHAMBERLAIN, Charles Murie
431270
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Laverton VIC.
CHAMBERLAIN, Harry Kearsley
436313
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
CHAMBERLAIN, Norman John
407761
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
115 ASRF
CHAMBERLAIN, Norman William
444099
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
CHAMBERLAIN, Reginald John
70060
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
54 Base
CHAMBERS, Glenn Francis James
416177
Discharged
Corporal
6 SFTSch
CHAMBERS, John Ellis
439453
Discharged
Warrant Officer
A/C Sch
CHAMBERS, Robert John
429923
Discharged
Flying Officer
8 LSU
CHANCELLOR, John Edward
449349
Discharged
Warrant Officer
TD&RC
CHANCELLOR, Russell Edwin
433370
Discharged
Flying Officer
94 Sqd.
CHANDLER, Kenneth Edwin
438498
Discharged
Corporal
HQ P/Cook
CHANNON, Francis Edward
402030
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Flying battle Middle East - 8 SQN
CHAPLAIN, Bruce William
438413
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
14 ACHU
CHAPMAN, Colin Lee
441311
Discharged
Flying Officer
27 OTU
CHAPMAN, Frederick Nicholson
410950
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 OTU Wed 27 1 43
CHAPMAN, John Meldrum
29529
Discharged
Flying Officer
9 ACHU
CHAPMAN, Richard Chapman
403905
Discharged
Flying Officer
EA(TDRS)
CHAPMAN, Vivian Robert
417802
Discharged
Flying Officer
1315 Flight
CHAPMAN, Wilbur Henry
417157
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Over Germany target Madgeburg. - 514 SQN
CHAPPLE, Neville James
440900
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
CHARKER, Robert Vincent
439745
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 Aircraft Depot
CHARLES, Vivian Russell
437394
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
CHARLTON, Allan
439706
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
5 OTU Williamtown
CHARLTON, Raymond Clyde
411862
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental Brewster near Beaufort Victoria
CHARMAN, Edward George
427184
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK over Germany - 467 SQN
CHARTERS, Alan Nelson
432304
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
14 AHU
CHEEK, Arnold John
416652
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ NWA
CHEEK, Kenneth Spencer
416411
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3AOS
CHEESE, William Desmond
408046
Killed (POW)
Sergeant
Air ops. Target Essen - 460 SQN
CHEESEMAN, Lyle Henry John
431610
Discharged
Warrant Officer
463 SQN RAAF
CHENEY, Dudley Charles
445696
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
CHENNELL, Warren Douglas
442520
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ ADG Moratai
CHENOWETH, Colin Maxwell
407198
Killed (POW)
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Middle East Egypt POW by the Italians. - 223 SQN
CHERRY, Robert George
431164
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AG Rad Sch
CHERRY, Rodney James
419955
Discharged
Flying Officer
ADF HQ Melb.
CHESTER, John Frederick
401028
Discharged
Squadron Leader
HQ D/T
CHESTER, Kenneth Ivan
440901
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
CHESTER, Robert James
1702
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 Per Dep
CHEYNE, George James
429846
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle UK Branston Lincolnshire UK - 463 SQN
CHIDLOW, Frederick Erick
406689
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying accident, Rottnest Island Western Australia - 14 SQN
CHIFFINGS, Cyril John
415214
Discharged
Flying Officer
Survey Fl
CHILCOTT, Kenneth Edward
438149
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
CHIN QUAN, William
430608
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 Aircraft Depot
CHINNERY, Lavington Edmond John Frederick
429924
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. From UK target over Belgium - 466 SQN
CHINNERY, Roy Victor
406611
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle U.K - 461 SQN
CHISHOLM, Keith Ernest
436899
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
CHISHOLM, Colin Laidler
431737
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying accident Lae - AF HQ
CHISHOLM, Robert William Tylden
408563
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Amberley, QLD. - 11 SQN
CHITTOCK, Wesley Victor
408564
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops.from the U.K,flying battle N.W Europe - 51 SQN
CHIVERS, Lionel Charles
408565
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQRS
CHOICE, Clarence David
440749
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
CHRISTENSEN, Carleton Bruin
441966
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 STT
CHRISTENSEN, Roy Devan
408967
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
23 SQN
CHRISTENSEN, Valdemar William
436144
Discharged
Flying Officer
466 SQN
CHRISTIAN, Leslie Howard
438324
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AGS
CHRISTIE, Colin Charles
440595
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
CHRISTOPHER, George
445069
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 T &MO
CHRISTOPHER, Glen
416827
Discharged
Warrant Officer
85 WING
CHURCH, Clement Ronald
410452
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BHOPAL
CHURCH, Maxwell Gordon
417803
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles RAF
CHURCH, David Keith
51006
Discharged
Corporal
Air and Ground Radio School
CHURCHILL, Walter Joseph
449518
Discharged
Aircraftman
6 AFC SQN

Acknowledgements

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