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
HACK, Bernnie Edward
407102
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HACKETT, Michael John
429948
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK target Mailly Le Camp France
HADDEN, Ronald Trobridge
406936
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
HADDRILL, Ross St Elmo
436078
Discharged
Pilot Officer
HADLOW, Edmund Henry
415787
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAEBICH, Mervyn Richard
438503
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAGAN, Alexander Percival
410229
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAGE, Howard Dudley
442620
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HAGE, Ralph Hartley
39819
Discharged
Flying Officer
HAGGAR, Hubert Eric
410596
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAHN, John Robert
415898
Discharged
Pilot Officer
HAILEY, Keith Ian
419467
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops from UK target Duisburg Germany
HAINES, Bernard Smith
415979
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
HAINES, Edmund Thomson
406215
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HAINES, Kenneth Rawnsley
437512
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAINES, Malcolm Keith
442623
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HALBERT, James William
431316
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALES, Ronald
437413
Discharged
Flying Officer
HALFEY, John Percy
436228
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALL, Bruce Frederick
435105
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALL, Ernest Theo
406976
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HALL, Frank Edward
417264
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALL, Garrick Ridley
401034
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. India
HALL, George Ronald
434326
Discharged
Flying Officer
HALL, Gordon Hunter
431363
Discharged
Flying Officer
HALL, Harry Allan
434596
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HALL, Harry Oswald
439311
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALL, Henry Thomas
417179
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALL, Herbert Gawin
436708
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALL, Hugh
419010
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HALL, John Patrick
415030
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops from UK Sicily
HALL, Leonard Keith
417071
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALL, Rex Victor
401213
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
HALL, Robert Parker
404158
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALL, Stanley George
415980
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALL, Thomas Edwin
436192
Discharged
Flying Officer
HALL, Gordon Theophilus Browning
436983
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALL, Ernest John
431353
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HALLAHAN, Patrick Francis
443552
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HALLAM, Edward Vernon Arthur
442614
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALLEY, Douglas James
436822
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HALLIDAY, Alexander Garden
437618
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying accident New Guinea
HALLIDAY, William Ross
441355
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAM, Edwin Reid
431534
Discharged
Flying Officer
HAMANN, Colin John
437992
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HAMERSLEY, James Sharpe
415140
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident Vivigani Strip New Guinea
HAMERSLEY, Leslie Hugh
406216
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying accident Paynesville Vic.
HAMERSLY, Forrest
406046
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HAMERSTON, Leslie Thomas
431622
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAMILL, Hugh Poland
120220
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HAMILTON, Campbell Harold
453072
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HAMILTON, Douglas Gurney
441135
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HAMILTON, Hugh Allan
400346
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HAMILTON, Ian Fitzgerald
415526
Discharged
Flying Officer
HAMILTON, James Hilton
435763
Discharged
Flying Officer
HAMILTON, Reginald Ralph
40875
Discharged
Flying Officer
HAMILTON, Keith Lambert
434459
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Fede Fjord Norway
HAMILTON, William James
418836
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Timor
HAMLEY, Brian Leslie
449831
Discharged
Sergeant
HAMLING, John James
419468
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HAMMER, Reginald Francis Henry
442643
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HAMMERSLEY, Henry James
409540
Discharged
Flying Officer
HAMMOND, Arthur William
438780
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAMMOND, Louis James
400255
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Netherlands target Dusseldorf, Germany
HAMMOND, Matthew John
436151
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAMOND, George Frederick
415647
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAMPTON, Gordon Vivian
408578
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K
HANCOCK, Donald Harold
137294
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HANCOCK, John Owen
437513
Discharged
Flying Officer
HANCOCK, John William
436407
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HANCOCK, Murray Arthur
416058
Discharged
Flying Officer
HAND, Kenneth Harold
431355
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HANKS, Kelvin Herbert
441747
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HANLEY, Albert John
439096
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HANLON, Reginald William
444632
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HANN, Lawrence Rudolph
416059
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HANNA, Colin Leslie
407642
Killed
Sergeant
Killed in action [Flying Battle] Germany
HANNAH, William Thomas
436813
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HANNELLY, Michael John
445504
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HANRAHAN, Ernest James
441903
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HANSEN, Arthur Henry
427999
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HANSEN, Keith Russell
404017
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HANSEN, Kenneth Albert
429951
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HANSEN, Sidney Frederick
427506
Discharged
Flying Officer
HANSEN, Edwin Harold
415648
Discharged
Flying Officer
HANSON, Leonard William
406178
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
HANSON, Norman William
440071
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HANTKEN, John Crosby
442423
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HANTS, Cyril Keith
419842
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARBERT, Douglas Woodrow
436998
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HARCOURT, Edgar Clive
418269
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARDIE, Keith Edwin
427993
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARDIE, Leonard James
441578
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARDING, Norman Payne
415324
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARDING, William Desmond
438423
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HARDWICK, Graham Thomas
438485
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARDWICK, Peter Padbury
427323
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
HARDY, Henry George
407500
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARDY, Maxwell Henry
417072
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
HARDY, Ronald
429799
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops.target Dortmund & Hackarde Germany
HARE, Alan William
400673
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARGRAVE, Graeme Muir
444118
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARGREAVES, John Vincent
435119
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARGREAVES, Wilfred Hugh
431397
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARKEN, Allan matthew Arfst
45475
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARKER, Frederick Morris
410841
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARLEY, Harry Kenneth
437415
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK target Bochum Germany
HARLOCK, George Robert
400347
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
HARMAN, James Patrick Brendon
431252
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARMER, Ewen Franklin
439150
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HARMEY, John Richard
432699
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARNETT, Francis Joseph
442625
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HARPER, Wilfred
415379
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From Uk over the North Sea
HARRALD, William Henry
431381
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARRINGTON, Colin Reginald
416960
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARRINGTON, Francis Joseph
409994
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARRINGTON, Jon McCallum Smith
429623
Discharged
Corporal
HARRINGTON, William Bernice
408995
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARRIS, Ronald Spencer
415651
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARRIS, Albert Alfred
417837
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle N.W. Europe
HARRIS, Bernard James
432714
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARRIS, Brian George
444180
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HARRIS, Donald
415529
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Atlantic ocean
HARRIS, Douglas Rawson
404147
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARRIS, Edward Thomas
419901
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARRIS, Ernest Albert
418945
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARRIS, Frederick Bartholomew
436806
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARRIS, Herbert Adrian
402631
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARRIS, James Thomas
418110
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARRIS, John
404293
Discharged
Sergeant
HARRIS, Keith
430734
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Cape Gloucester, New Guinea
HARRIS, Kenneth George Stephen
430308
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARRIS, Kennington John Hythe
408163
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle N.W. Europe
HARRIS, Ronald Oswald
401624
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle over Crete
HARRIS, Royden William
416763
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HARRIS, John Mackenzie Oberlin
408129
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Sweden
HARRIS, Stanley Allen
410977
Discharged
Pilot Officer
HARRIS, Terrence Claude
406453
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
HARRIS, Waverley William
426459
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle North West Europe
HARRISON, Colin Gladstone
432948
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARRISON, Darcy Keith
122615
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARRISON, John Lewis Dugard
450276
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARRISON, Keith Herbert Jack
408018
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARRISON, Nevill Charles Lavington
450251
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARRISON, Raymond Valentine
408083
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HARRISON, Rodney
427470
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARRISON, Wintfred Patten
415652
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe target Berlin Germany
HARROP, Lawrence Keith
431624
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARRY, Ivor Thomas
429872
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HART, Alexander George
409048
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HART, Geoffrey John
408084
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HART, Howard John
442824
Discharged
Sergeant
HART, John Ernest
438505
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HART, Robert
407644
Discharged
Flying Officer
HART, Robert Richmond
402289
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HART, Vincent Eugene
450062
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HART, William Ernest
431177
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARTE, Kevin James
431009
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARTLAND, Sydney Lawrence
49512
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARTLEY, Albert Menzies
401214
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARTLEY, Dudley Bruce
22099
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARTLEY, George
428382
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HARTLEY, John Frederick
441340
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARTLEY, Ronald Arthur
419915
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARTRIDGE, Francis John
440870
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARTSTEIN, Zedekiah
436222
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARTY, William Francis Marcus
427196
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident New Guinea
HARVEST, Benjamin Myer
408992
Discharged
Pilot Officer
HARVEY, Clive Colin Godfrey
427471
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARVEY, Douglas Leonard
406805
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARVEY, Jack
406483
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HARVEY, James William David
416681
Discharged
Flying Officer
HARVEY, John Joseph
437850
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HARWOOD, Troutbeck
419438
Discharged
Flying Officer
HASKARD, John Rex
442913
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HASKINS, Ronald Henry
415789
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Died of injuries from air ops. R.A.F hospital Rauceby U.K
HASLAM, Colin Arthur Lee
436910
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed in aircraft accident near Bairnsdale Vic.
HASSARD, John Virtue
404006
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HASTIE, Peter Douglas
415326
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed seaward air ops.from ex R.A.A.F station Pearce Australia.
HASTINGS, Frank William
431564
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HASTINGS, Ian Angus
417482
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from the U.K over Germany.
HATCHER, Jeffrey Adrian
419523
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HATCHER, Roland Claude
441643
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HATHERLEY, Herbert Charles
407286
Discharged
Flying Officer
HATT, David
441721
Discharged
Sergeant
HATTER, Ernest Arthur
444839
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HATTON, Frank Jeffery
406454
Discharged
Flying Officer
HATTON, James Traquair
406652
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HATTON, Richard Alfred
415654
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAW, Francis George
401438
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAWKE, Ronald Melville
455043
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HAWKE, Walter
417636
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAWKEN, Stanley Arthur
418663
Discharged
Flying Officer
HAWKING, Douglas
449241
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HAWKING, Vivian Roy
410230
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAWKINS, Frank Bryce
407287
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. From the UK flying Battle France
HAWKINS, Joseph Charles
415081
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HAWKINS, Richard Neil
427091
Discharged
Flying Officer
HAWKS, Donald William
436845
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HAWKSFORD, Eric Wesley
431837
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman

Acknowledgements

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