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
EADES, Richard Woodfull
409524
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
EARL, Alfred Edwin
430926
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
EARL, Eric John
410963
Discharged (POW)
Flying Officer
EARNSHAW, Jack Henry
415933
Discharged
Flying Officer
EASSON, Thomas Jack George
442493
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
EAST, Jack Whyte
417569
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EAST [DFM], Edwin Henry
401324
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
EASTCOTT, Robert William
427233
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
EASTHER, Norman
417949
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EASTMON, Ernest Archibald
427455
Discharged
Corporal
EASTON, George Thomas
415629
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EASTON, Thomas Somerville
409135
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
EASTWOOD, Basil Gilbert
13055
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. Salamaua Isthmus New Guinea
EATON, Brian John
431149
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident Mount Gambier South Australia
EATON, John Gill
437260
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
EATON, Lester thomas
441198
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EBERHARD, Justus Hugh
419887
Discharged
Sergeant
EBERT, Colin Henry
440854
Discharged
Flying Officer
ECCLES, D'Arcy Dudley
444787
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ECHBERG, Norman Arthur
419086
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ECKERMANN, Frank Joachim
441851
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ECKERMANN, Robert Keith
442536
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ECKERSLEY, George Keith
404290
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle off Ceylon
EDDY, Arthur Rex
429870
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
EDDY, Harold James
441264
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EDDY, John Mills
416249
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EDE, Jack
437339
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EDELMAN, Alwyn David
407703
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EDEN, John Jerram
407496
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle Burma
EDESON, William Ross
406716
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft operations over Timor.
EDGE, Ernest John
438891
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EDGEWORTH, Walter Francis
436611
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EDGOOSE, Herbert Leslie
401424
Discharged
Flying Officer
EDMANSON, Kenneth Arthur
431768
Discharged
Pilot Officer
EDMONDS, Arthur James
415631
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EDMONDS, Kenneth Morely
443030
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EDMONDS, Richard Michael Henry
442469
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EDSALL, Clifford James
410151
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EDSER, Kenneth
434499
Discharged
Pilot Officer
EDWARDS, Alan Haig
430927
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
EDWARDS, David Richard James
417295
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft Accident Nhill Vic.
EDWARDS, Edgar Bruce
441313
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental Philippines
EDWARDS, Frank
415008
Discharged
Flying Officer
EDWARDS, Gomer Thomas
415410
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
EDWARDS, Herbert Adrian Henry
444177
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EDWARDS, Ivan
442338
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EDWARDS, Kenneth Lloyd
427310
Discharged
Flying Officer
EDWARDS, Kenneth William
400053
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Flying battle Timor area
EDWARDS, Llewellyn George
419117
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EDWARDS, Neville William Allan
401747
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying accident King Island Tas. Australia
EDWARDS, Percy Herbert Bryce
431769
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EDWARDS, Peter Colin
38423
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle English Channel
EDWARDS, Ronald Mason
439217
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EDWARDS, Terence Oliver
426574
Killed
Flying Officer
Aircraft accident U.K
EDWARDS, Thomas Stoking
33244
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
EDWARDS, Wally Maxwell
434935
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EDWARDS, William Colin
442420
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EGAN, Albert Roy
445149
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EGAN, John Edward
449462
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EGAN, Stanley Lumsden
419118
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EGERTON-WARBURTON, Francis
406210
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
EGGLESTON, Douglas Herbert Ferguson
406930
Discharged
Flying Officer
EICHLER, Alfred William Noel
407100
Discharged
Flying Officer
EICHLER, Nathan Claude
438501
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EINSIEDEL, Lawrence Westall
431993
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EISEMAN, Stewart Alexander Charles
431095
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EKINS, Frank
401619
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea
ELDREGE, Neville Llywelyn
429803
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ELLEN, Walter James
431146
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental Bairnsdale Vic. Australia
ELLERS, Frederick Leonard
406142
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental India
ELLICE, Harry
444630
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ELLIOTT, Alfred William
39892
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ELLIOTT, David Thomas
415515
Discharged
Flying Officer
ELLIOTT, Douglas Ernest
416840
Discharged
Flying Officer
ELLIOTT, Lance Ernest
429938
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ELLIOTT, Reginald Conway
440491
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ELLIOTT, Stanley
409824
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ELLIS, Edward John
442855
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ELLIS, Elias Charles
418931
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
ELLIS, Francis Ronald
436240
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ELLIS, Frank James
443398
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ELLIS, Hugh
408245
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ELLIS, John
407497
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Died as a result of illness [Leukemia] Keswick Barracks
ELLIS, Murray Charles
407360
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops from Horn Island, off Cape York, North Queensland.
ELLIS, Robert
427457
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Italy
ELLIS, William John
419985
Discharged
Flying Officer
ELLIS, William Stedman
436453
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ELSBURY, Alexander Eric John
415378
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident seaward off Cairns QLD.
ELTRINGHAM, Francis Charles Joseph
419642
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ELY, Ronald Walter
26355
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental in the U.K
EMENY, Robert Neil
431170
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
EMERSON, John Henry
16488
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
EMERY, Donald Arthur
416080
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Aru Islands near Timor.
EMERY, George Owen
407147
Killed
Sergeant
Active service aircraft accident Kenya E. Africa
EMERY, William Edward
410593
Killed
Flying Officer
Killed in action from target Oberhausen Germany
EMMETT, Albert Leo Gordon
431171
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EMMINSON, Edward Charles
411887
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EMROSE, Robert Keith
427592
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Rheydt, Netherlands
EMSLIE, John Campbell
429541
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ENGLAND, Ernest Bert
427456
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ENGLAND, George Charles
442094
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ENGLEFIELD, Francis John
410965
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying Accident Egypt
ENGLISH, Wilbur Stanley
408985
Discharged
Flying Officer
EPPS, Charles Thomas
429939
Killed
Leading Aircraftman
Aircraft accident 15 miles South of Sale VIC. Australia
ERRINGTON, Geoffrey Clifford
416842
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ESAU, Geoffrey
407556
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ESCOTT, Cledwin
409526
Discharged
Flying Officer
ESSELMONT, George Alexander
406673
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
EVA, Lloyd Stanley
401599
Discharged
Corporal
EVAN, Neil Grosvenor
417064
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident New Guinea
EVANS, Cecil James
439042
Discharged
Pilot Officer
EVANS, Charles Ernest
416662
Discharged
Flying Officer
EVANS, David Henry Robert
427898
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle U.K
EVANS, David John
429011
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
EVANS, Eric Cecil
436388
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EVANS, Francis Owen
417950
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EVANS, Harold Keith
639693
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
EVANS, James
406833
Killed
Sergeant
Flying accident Nowra
EVANS, Neville William
435811
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
EVANS, Stirling Harold
416753
Discharged
Flying Officer
EVANS, Trevor
455105
Discharged
Aircraftman
EVANS, Victor Henry
418655
Discharged
Flying Officer
EVERATT, Frank Edgar
427311
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops.target Karlsruhe, Germany
EVEREST, Edward James
427989
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Flying battle Bochum Germany
EVERETT, Colin Ernest
415411
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EVERETT, Herbert James
406475
Killed
Sergeant
Killed aircraft accident near Kisumu Africa
EVERINGHAM, Ian Bouchier
436072
Discharged
Pilot Officer
EWIN, Ronald James
440128
Discharged
Wing Commander
EWING, Ronaldson John
406211
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
EWINS, Howard
60529
Discharged
Warrant Officer
EYLES, Noel
443879
Discharged
Flight Sergeant

Acknowledgements

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