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
D'EVELYNES, Oswald
415314
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 AHU
DABSCHECK, Ronald Samuel
430690
Discharged
Corporal
Sig Sch Pt Ck
DALE, Herbert Alfred
15449
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 Pers Dep
DALE, John Ellis
431809
Discharged
Warrant Officer
10 LASU
DALEY, Bruce Harley
438383
Discharged
Warrant Officer
99 SQN
DALEY, James David Thomas
419929
Killed
Sergeant
Missing air ops. from UK. Flying battle Atlantic ocean. - 10 SQN
DALEY, John Campbell
404014
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Flying battle in the Middle East - Sea Resc
DALL, Alan Lance
116863
Discharged
Aircraftman
5 Cen Phot
DALL, Robert Howells
416178
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Solomon Islands - 6 SQN Richmond
DALLY, Thomas Ernest
419114
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AGSch
DALRYMPLE, Arthur Hamilton
433979
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
23 SQN
DALTON, George Arthur Gordon
437920
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 Eng Sc Ascot Vale
DALTON, Rupert Desmond
440633
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
DALTON, Thomas Joseph
440598
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
DALTON, Robert Geoffrey
437639
Discharged
Flying Officer
201 Flight
DALY, James Michael
406000
Discharged
Sergeant
HQ East
DALY [DFC], James Leo
428300
Discharged
Flying Officer
Lav
DALZIEL, Grant Ian
417813
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ Lav
DAMMAN, Ronald Gustave
400051
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 SQN
DANDO, Bruce
408048
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 OTU
DANIEL, Dean Folland
437336
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
DANIELL, Alexander Frank
417342
Discharged
Aircraftman
G Telecom Gawler
DANIELL, Edward James
406775
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
21 SQN
DANKS, Richard William
402084
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AD
DANN, George Martin
427445
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Missing Air ops. from the UK, France - 463 SQN
DARBY, Harry Trevor
427303
Discharged
Warrant Officer
10 SQN
DARBY, Stuart Albert
437931
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
DARBY, Thomas Victor
427068
Discharged
Flying Officer
10 SQN O52807
DARCEY, Thomas
427376
Discharged
Warrant Officer
460 SQN
DARCEY, William Jack
415724
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 OTU
DARE, Lloyd George
435194
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 OTU
DARLING, Colin Alfred
407495
Discharged
Flying Officer
113 ASR Flt
DARMODY, Frederick Michael
401745
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
114 ASRF
DARNELL, Reginald Henley
406520
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
37 SQN
DARWIN, Donald Arthur
429931
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 WAGS I.P.D.
DATE, John Matthew
427807
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Germany - 77 SQN
DAVENPORT, John Henry
439040
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
DAVENPORT, John Ronald
437259
Discharged
Warrant Officer
London
DAVERN, Owen William John
5312
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air Ops North West Pacific area- Borneo - 200 Flight
DAVEY, Clifford Brooks
416148
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
34 SQN
DAVEY, Edgar
416179
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOS
DAVEY, Eric John
49029
Discharged
Warrant Officer
460 SQN
DAVEY, Fred Vivian
404141
Discharged
Sergeant
HQ Command
DAVEY, George Frank
406470
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Middle East - ME HQ RAF
DAVEY, Lyle George
436512
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
G Rec Sch
DAVEY, Reuben Kent
410148
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAF Bhopal
DAVEY, Walter James
406208
Killed
Sergeant
Missing Air ops. From Middle East - 84 SQN
DAVEY, Robert Eric
437403
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle UK Lincoln UK - 460 SQN
DAVID, Hedley Richard Philip
427808
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 OTU
DAVIDSON, Alexander Henry
436146
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
13 OTU [2 Group]
DAVIDSON, Charles Craigie
417814
Discharged
Corporal
7 RAAF Hospital
DAVIDSON, David William
418355
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany target Dusseldorf Germany - 463 SQN
DAVIDSON, Geoffrey Henry
410219
Killed
Flying Officer
Accidental Scotland - 4 OTU
DAVIDSON, Ralph Thomas
418926
Discharged
Flying Officer
40 SQN Cairns
DAVIDSON, Ronald Douglas
438328
Discharged
Sergeant
3 OTU Rathmines
DAVIDSON, Walter Rowland
427187
Discharged
Sergeant
2 AOSch
DAVIE, Augustine George
410313
Discharged
Pilot Officer
9 LASU
DAVIE, Philip John
438416
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
DAVIES, David John
424625
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 AHU
DAVIES, George Bruce
417460
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air accident from the UK - 1654 Conv
DAVIES, Harold Edward
408823
Discharged
Corporal
RS LAV
DAVIES, Hubert Samuel
436147
Discharged
Warrant Officer
16 AHU
DAVIES, Kenneth Alfred Owen
406435
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
9 OASU
DAVIES, Mervyn Douglas
436865
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
DAVIES, Robert Treadwell
439023
Discharged
Warrant Officer
School of Air Nav East Sale
DAVIES, Ronald Frank
400342
Discharged
Warrant Officer
50 SQN
DAVIES, Stewart
418720
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
2 CD
DAVIES, Thomas John Passfield
409029
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 AOSch
DAVIES, William Henry
427304
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 AHU
DAVIS, Alec James
417344
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 WAGS
DAVIS, Allan
431280
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Soemba Strait Netherlands East Indies - ADF HQ
DAVIS, Allan Carbis
410325
Discharged
Flying Officer
25 SQN
DAVIS, Athol William
404021
Discharged
Flying Officer
3 OTU
DAVIS, Cyril Owen
427305
Discharged
Flying Officer
53 HQ O51818
DAVIS, Edward Henry
436851
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Karrarata
DAVIS, Harold Keith
408905
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
DAVIS, Harold Keith
442158
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig. Sch.
DAVIS, Harold Maxwell
409902
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 OTU
DAVIS, Howard Clifford
442547
Discharged
Warrant Officer
34 SQN
DAVIS, John Edgar
441491
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
34 SQN
DAVIS, Keith Leslie
443395
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
DAVIS, Kenneth Albert John
417623
Discharged
Flying Officer
3 SQN
DAVIS, Kenneth ivan
436366
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
2 AOS Mt Gambier
DAVIS, Kenneth John
431015
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea - 100 SQN
DAVIS, Kenneth Leonard Charles
418738
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AGSch
DAVIS, Noel Armour
423506
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AD
DAVIS, Reuben Theodore
438384
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ADF HQ Melb
DAVIS, Richard Paterson
407285
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Colombes-on-de-Ille-Marante France - 460 SQN
DAVIS, Sydney Vance
434416
Discharged
Flying Officer
34 Sqn
DAVIS, William Desmond
441862
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
DAVIS, Winston Raymond
428237
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
Survey Flight
DAVISON, Laurence
66890
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
DAW, Brian Gofton
417624
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 COM
DAWBORN, Frederick James
401205
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 EMB Dep
DAWES, Alfred Henry Bergin
415215
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 AOS
DAWS, George Robert
401288
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 WAGS
DAWS, William Mervyn Perth
17138
Discharged
Sergeant
25 Squadron
DAWSON, Brian George
417996
Discharged
Flying Officer
9 ACHU
DAWSON, Clarence Bruce
406925
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 OTU
DAWSON, David
431556
Discharged
Warrant Officer
24 SQN
DAWSON, Ian George
449552
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
DAWSON, Ronald Edward
427188
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ADHQ Morotai
DAWSON, Ronald William
444105
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ADF HQ
DAWSON, William John
409095
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AA&GS Air Arm & Gas
DAWSON [DFC], Robert Joseph
415237
Discharged
Flying Officer
RAF Gamston
DAY, Edward Leo
442649
Discharged
Aircraftman
4 TTS Adelaide
DAY, Rupert William
431889
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
AA&G Sch
DAY, Francis Leonard
437932
Discharged
Warrant Officer
CMU Narromine
DAYMOND, Thomas Albert Charles
429762
Killed
Flying Officer
Aircraft accident- operational flight near Higgins Field Australia - 7 SQN
De BAVAY, Zavier Augustus Charles
428021
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 AHU
DE GUNST, John
440908
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
De PIERRES, Raymond Baudoin
415861
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle Celebes, Indonesia - 31 SQN
De PINNA, James
60211
Killed
Aircraftman 1
Flying battle Koepang Netherland East Indies
De'LACY, Robin Edward
13065
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
RSTN LAV O31518
DEACON, Thomas Leroy
441312
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
43 SQN
DEAN, Francis Albert
13400
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 Per Dep
DEAN, Ian Neil
438329
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Darwin
DEAN, Raymond George
415513
Discharged
Flying Officer
37 SQN
DEAN, Samuel Henry
68878
Discharged
Flying Officer
43 SQN
DEANE, Patrick Francis
431151
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AGS West Sale
DEAR, Donald Alfred
441964
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
DEAS, George Freeman
415860
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
2 AOSch
DEASE, Maxwell
415073
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
463 SQN
DEBENHAM, Trevor Clifford
424022
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOSch Mt Gambier
DEED, Cyril Keith
30953
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircrash at Oostelbeers, Holland. Target Cologne, Germany - 460 SQN
DEER, Lloyd Eric
416486
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
S of Radio
DEES, Robert Francis
46955
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
82W HQ
DELAHUNT, Robert William
439573
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Morotai Island - 21 SQN
DELANDRO, Francis Warden
445367
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
DELANEY, Donald Joseph
444509
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ EA Sydney
DELANEY, John Richard
438676
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
RAAF Darwin
DELBRIDGE, Jack Albert
130336
Discharged
Flying Officer
37 SQN
DELLA-BOSCA, George Joseph
441384
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 OTU
DELLAS, James Bernard
436186
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 OTU
DEMAINE, Peter Robert
419591
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
30 SQN
DEMPSEY, Albert John
439257
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ NW/A
DEMPSEY, Bertie
409790
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air crash Moresby Strait New Guinea - HQ POOL
DEMPSEY, John Joseph
431766
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
22PTC
DEMPSEY, Kenneth Alexander
427589
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
15 AHU
DEMPSTER, Arthur William
415312
Discharged
Sergeant
5 EMB D
DENMEAD, Vincent Ronald
433032
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
DENNIS, Henry John
435142
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 C U
DENNIS, Kevin James
442902
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
3 OTU
DENNIS [CGM], Kevin John
437121
Discharged
Warrant Officer
462 SQN RAAF
DENNY, John Maynard
415313
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AG Sch W/Sale
DENNY, Laughton John
436514
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ACAC
DENNY, Russell Charles
415769
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying accident Hooton Park U.K- A.F hospital West Kirby - 11 Rad Sch
DENTON, Edward James
415770
Discharged
Flying Officer
AAC
DENTON, Ralph Lofty
427809
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
DENTON [DFC], Leslie Walter
415786
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
460 SQN
DERRICK, Charles Alison
410638
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 AOSch
DESBROWE-ANNEAR, Harold Ponton
438888
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
9 Comm
DESNOY, Ronald Percival
431125
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9ACHU
DEVERELL, Eric Ernest
410221
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 78 SQN
DEVEREUX, Leslie William
438586
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Borneo - 24 SQN
DEVESON, Edward Oliver
415625
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle Netherlands - 635 SQN
DEVLIN, Kevin Lawrence
427810
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AO School Mt Gambier
DEVON, Jack Audrey
434899
Discharged
Flying Officer
24 SQN
DEWAN, Corneilius Joseph
436699
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
8 Airfield Const Sqn
DEWAR, James
65072
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
4 OTU
DEWING, William Ernest
441997
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 AD
DIAL, Wilfred George Barrett
427615
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft collision Bois de Cassan, France - 467 SQN
DIBB, Warren
427448
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
454 SQN
DIBBS, Anthony Vernon
72780
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
94 Sqn
DICK, John
417568
Discharged
Pilot Officer
461 SQN
DICKENS, Allan George
80072
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 AD [ERS]
DICKENSON, Kenneth Charles
449228
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1WAGS
DICKHART, Ronald James
441333
Discharged
Warrant Officer
12 SQN
DICKINSON, George
436586
Discharged
Warrant Officer
54 PTC
DICKINSON, Keith Joseph
436715
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles
DICKSON, George Oliver
410961
Discharged
Flying Officer
BCIS
DICKSON, John Elliot
437821
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
14 ACHU
DICKSON, Kevin Alexander
441230
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
DICKSON, Owen Alfred
417347
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 OTU
DICKSON, Robert Walker
401030
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident Methwold Hythe Norfolk England - 1 RAF Station Methwold
DIEFENBACH, Erold Henry
404596
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 OTU
DIETMAN, John Arthur
417816
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air battle North Witham Lincolnshire UK - 460 SQN
DIGGINS, Charles Thomas Evan
406926
Discharged
Flying Officer
3 AOS
DILKES, Stanley Leonard
415407
Discharged
Flying Officer
3 OTIU
DILLON, James McKenzie
427503
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle target Neuss Germany - 166 SQN
DILLON, William John
404142
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East - 223 SQN
DIMENT, Geoffrey Arthur
444541
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
DING, Eric John
407602
Killed
Sergeant
Air Ops. Middle East - 221 SQN
DINGEY, Vincent Gilbert
427590
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
463 SQN
DINGFELDER, Eric George
431093
Discharged
Warrant Officer
100 SQN
DINON, Robert Norton
442904
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
DINSMORE, Bartly Robert
431494
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AFHQ TEL COM U
DIX, Bertram Ian
442523
Discharged
Aircraftman
AA&GAS S
DIX, Roger Samson Thomas
417948
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 AOSch
DIXON, Christopher Henry
427071
Discharged
Flying Officer
10 SQN
DIXON, Ernest Hunter
445803
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
DIXON, George Ware
419982
Discharged
Warrant Officer
GRSch Bairnsdale
DIXON, Gordon Targett
415576
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAF Beccles
DIXON, Henry Edwin
400553
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
25 SQN
DIXON, Henry James
449218
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
48 OBU
DIXON, Henry Joseph
409673
Discharged
Warrant Officer
CCA/UDS Raf Limsvady
DIXON, Norman Charles George
436904
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
76 SQN
DIXON, Percy Roy
A4459
Discharged
Corporal
HQ
DIXON, Raymond Charles
440184
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ Lav
DIXON, Robert Arthur
417625
Discharged
Flying Officer
32 Base

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