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
FACIUS, Brian
406296
Discharged
Flying Officer
FAGG, David Roy
441037
Discharged
Sergeant
FAHEY, Desmond Otto
437679
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FAHEY, Francis Kevin
410320
Discharged
Flying Officer
FAIRBAIRN, Murray
409528
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Flying battle New Guinea
FAIRCLOUGH, George Herbert
441895
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FAIRCLOUGH, Mervyn James
427078
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
FAIRHEAD, Leslie Herbert Ephraim
436696
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle France target Heilbronn Germany
FAIRWEATHER, Gordon
42086
Killed
Aircraftman 1
Died of illness Castlemaine Vic.
FALKLAND, Carl Anthony
400172
Discharged
Flying Officer
FARMER, Allan
436820
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Died in flying battle at Aachen Germany
FARMER, Donald Craig
416251
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from Australia [air combat] Penfoei, Timor
FARMER, Henry Joseph
11420
Discharged
Squadron Leader
FARMER, Lindsay Gordon David
418933
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FARRELL, George Thomas William
415895
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
FARRELL, George Victor
449732
Discharged
Sergeant
FARRELL, John Phillip
427705
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FARRELL, John Ralston
449232
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FARRELL, Patrick John
427504
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Italy
FARRER, James Maynard
400115
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FATHERS, Kenneth Alwyn
440857
Discharged
Corporal
FAULDS, Kenneth Andrew
436402
Discharged
Sergeant
FAULKNER, Alfred David
418371
Discharged
Flying Officer
FAULKNER, Kenneth Maxwell
449733
Discharged
Sergeant
FAULKNER, Leon Ian Harper
424027
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FAWBERT, William James Atholstan
445751
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FAWCETT, Theodore Allen
406143
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
FAWCETT, Walter Douglas
427861
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident near Hardwick, Norfolk England
FEAKES, Donald Barton Crosby
441853
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FEATHERSTONE, Dennis Geoffrey
438726
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Balikapan Borneo
FEAVER, William Henry
74496
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FECHNER, Albert Herman
438288
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FEDER, Leonard John
442650
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FEENEY, Colin John
445450
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FEHILY, Thomas
11442
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FELGATE, John Mervyn
436371
Killed
Pilot Officer
Missing air ops. Target Brenem Germany
FENNELL, Desmonde Garde
418372
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FENWICK, Frank Lloyd Wilfred
417263
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FENWICK, Robert George
428398
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FENWICK, Robert George
A33173
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FERGUSON, Arthur William
409036
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FERGUSON, Edgar Joseph
412577
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FERGUSON, Edward Richard
436962
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FERGUSON, Ernest George
161801
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FERGUSON, Ian Bruce
438635
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FERGUSON, Jack Munro
70666
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FERGUSON, James Keith
427860
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FERGUSON, John Wilson
427490
Discharged
Pilot Officer
FERGUSON, Kenneth Maxwell
449556
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FERGUSON, Roderick Bernard
440475
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FERGUSSON, Francis Heath
441385
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FERGUSSON, John Joseph
427237
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FERRIGAN, Desmond
431770
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FERRY, James Edward
433376
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FEWKES, Max Casimir
444109
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FEWSTER, Graham Lawrence
439092
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FIDGE, Harold Stanley
409037
Killed
Warrant Officer
Missing air ops. From UK target Leipzig
FIDLER, William Evan
400874
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FIEGERT, Frederick Murray
417470
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident Bass Strait
FIELD, Herbert Clifford
436682
Discharged
Flying Officer
FIELD, Patrick
400054
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
FIELDING, John Mervyn
429942
Discharged
Flying Officer
FIELDING, Tom Illenden
408142
Killed
Sergeant
Ground battle UK Kings Lynn Norfolk
FIELDS, Keith Anthony
418822
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FILEAR, Frank Alan
406213
Discharged
Flying Officer
FINCH, Edward Henry
406674
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. U.K flying battle Netherlands
FINDLAY, Ronald Wallace
408987
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FINDLEY, Reginald Thomas
445858
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FINLASON, Donald Scott
408907
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Netherlands, N.W. Europe
FINLAY, Brian Desmond
449557
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FINLAY, Bruce Mervyn
438892
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FINLAY, David Ernest
437810
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FINLAYSON, Alexander Douglass
408569
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle NW Europe
FINNISS, Jack Kingston Mercer
416252
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FIRKINS, Peter Charles
441386
Discharged
Flying Officer
FIRMAN, Jon Burleigh
436978
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FIRNS, Reginald Glyn Lourdes
427878
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FIRTH, Robert Maxwell
441314
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FISHER, Allan McLean
410594
Discharged
Flying Officer
FISHER, Clifford Douglas
401782
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FISHER, Douglas Carl Raymond
419931
Killed
Leading Aircraftman
Aircraft accident West Sale Vic. Australia
FISHER, Geoffrey Walter
400555
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Crete Libya
FISHER, Kevin Dominic
437784
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FISHER, Peter
441625
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FISK, James David [Jack]
408826
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Gulf of Carpentaria
FITCH, James Lachlan
449358
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FITCHET, Sydney
120397
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FITZERALD, Patrick Laurence
449282
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FITZGERALD, Bryan Edmund Richard
400169
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
FITZGERALD, Edward Charles
436403
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Verona Italy
FITZGERALD, Edward Patrick
436516
Discharged
Flying Officer
FITZGERALD, Lancelot Lloyd
88417
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident East Sale Vic. Australia
FITZGERALD, Mark
402592
Discharged
Flying Officer
FITZGERALD, Paul Esmond
418262
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FITZGERALD, Roy Joseph
16515
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FITZGERALD, Terence Patrick
441437
Discharged
Sergeant
FITZGERALD, William Frederick
415775
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
FITZPATRICK, Ian Hamilton
430891
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FITZPATRICK, John Richard
444231
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FITZSIMMONS, Robert
427816
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FLAHERTY, Raymond James
416180
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident Hughes Airstrip Northern Territory Australia
FLANAGAN, Martin Joseph
410154
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FLANAGAN, Ronald Robert
415938
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FLANAGAN, William Richard
401748
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Vansittart Bay Western Australia.
FLANIGAN, William Richard
436907
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FLAVEL, Bruce Miel
442452
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FLEAY, Alan Kenneth
415939
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental Goulburn NSW
FLEET, William Norman
435027
Discharged
Pilot Officer
FLEMING, Mervyn John
427817
Discharged
Flying Officer
FLEMING, William Thomas James
435108
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FLETCHER, Denzil Dale
442231
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FLETCHER, Francis James
406328
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FLETCHER, Frederick Allen
450194
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FLETCHER, Geoffrey Eric
416253
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FLETCHER, Raymond Alfred
408385
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FLETCHER, Robert Clyde
406212
Discharged
Flying Officer
FLETCHER, Alan George
406592
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FLOWER, Donald Norman
416845
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FLOWER, Roy
400170
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FLOYD, Bernard Henry
450014
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FLYNN, Maurice Frederick
441315
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FLYNN, Maurice Joseph
406643
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FOALE, Walter Hamilton
441596
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FOLDER, William Donald
401306
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FOLEY, Cornelius Michael
406525
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FOLEY, Edward
416254
Discharged
Flying Officer
FOLEY, Jack Bernard
430445
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FOLEY, Max James
408143
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK
FOLEY, Thomas
430024
Discharged
Sergeant
FOLEY, Thomas David
439258
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FOLLENT, William Bruce
412580
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FOOT, Frederick Arthur
407361
Discharged
Flying Officer
FOOTE, Arthur James
407557
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Leytonstone Essex England
FOOTNER, Ronald Harley
442494
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FORBES, Alan George
427674
Discharged
Flying Officer
FORBES, Colin Malcolm
442570
Discharged
Flying Officer
FORBES, Donald McPherson
406753
Killed
Pilot Officer
Accidental Northampton
FORBES, Graham Prestige
444505
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FORBES, John
431445
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FORBES, William Dennis Keith
401498
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident U.K
FORD, Albert Edward
427258
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FORD, Eric Dudley
436267
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FORD, Ernest Danaher
52269
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FORD, Harold Victor
436642
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FORD, Herbert Frank
401632
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
FORD, John Ross
416847
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FORD, Wilbur John Charles
438311
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FORD, Wilfred Donald
433982
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FORD, William James
434763
Discharged
Flying Officer
FORD, Robert Edgar
404015
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FOREMAN, Eric George
415009
Discharged
Pilot Officer
FOREMAN, Ronald Cambridge
436320
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FOREMAN, Wallace Roy
400173
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Celebes
FORGAN, William Wallace
407639
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle, Cherbourg France.
FORGIE, Donald Schollar
429943
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FORKIN, Mark Francis John
441718
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FORREST, John
406754
Killed
Sergeant
Killed enemy action Darwin Australia
FORRESTER, Colin Thomas
436242
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FORRESTER, Jeffery Glenarvon
406780
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FORSYTHE, Pete Gordon
402158
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
FORT, Clifford Gurney
407101
Killed
Sergeant
Shot down by a friendly fire incident in the Atlantic Ocean.
FORTY, William Ernest
430585
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FORWOOD, John Walter
438036
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FOSTER, John Arthur
445752
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FOTHERINGHAM, Albert Winston
416150
Discharged
Flying Officer
FOWLER, Maxwell Frederick
439220
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FOX, Arthur Henry
53642
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FOX, Frederick Delanoy
416664
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea
FOX, Harold Keith
430367
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FOXWELL, Clarence Murray
407148
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
FOY, Walter John William
29904
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK target Cologne Germany
FOYLE, Raymond Charles
410970
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Netherlands East Indies. Roti, Timor.
FRANCIS, Brian Rosslyn
417828
Discharged
Flying Officer
FRANCIS, Charles Howard
24321
Discharged
Flying Officer
FRANCIS, Dean Walter
416665
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Timor
FRANCIS, Ernest Lancelot
442341
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FRANCIS, Ronald William Thompson
416560
Discharged
Flying Officer
FRANETOVICH, Herbert
415027
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FRANKCOM, Bryant Charles
440674
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FRANKLIN, David Francis
417631
Discharged
Corporal
FRANKLIN, Harold Kendall
427782
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops from UK target Heligoland North Sea
FRANKLIN, Mostyn Lloyd
406214
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FRANZI, Charles Stewart
418823
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FRANZI, Norman George
438595
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FRASER, Astor Archibald
400131
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FRASER, Donald Duncan
400672
Discharged
Squadron Leader
FRASER, Donald Hamilton
406504
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FRASER, Henry Stewart
427641
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FRASER, John Donald
436322
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
FRASER, Kenneth
408573
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FRASER, Lindsay Hubert Skene
5103
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Timor
FRASER, Robert James
401031
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
FRASER, Walter
435283
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
FRAZER, Norman Roscoe
408585
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle Germany
FREAK, Murray Amed
28280
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FREDERICKS, Francis Brock
445741
Discharged
Aircraftman
FREEMAN, Eric Noel
416756
Discharged
Sergeant
FREEMAN, George Rex Harcourt
432206
Discharged
Warrant Officer
FREEMAN, John Thomas
449073
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
FREEMAN, Lloyd George
408647
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident at Sussex inlet near Jervis Bay NSW

Acknowledgements

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