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
HACK, Bernnie Edward
407102
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
4 EMBD Mitcham
HACKETT, Michael John
429948
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK target Mailly Le Camp France - 101 SQN
HADDEN, Ronald Trobridge
406936
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
99 SQN
HADDRILL, Ross St Elmo
436078
Discharged
Pilot Officer
Beccles RAF
HADLOW, Edmund Henry
415787
Discharged
Warrant Officer
22 SQN
HAEBICH, Mervyn Richard
438503
Discharged
Warrant Officer
37 SQN
HAGAN, Alexander Percival
410229
Discharged
Warrant Officer
23 SQN
HAGE, Howard Dudley
442620
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
36 SQN
HAGE, Ralph Hartley
39819
Discharged
Flying Officer
111 Air Sea Res Flight
HAGGAR, Hubert Eric
410596
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOSch
HAHN, John Robert
415898
Discharged
Pilot Officer
2 AOSch
HAILEY, Keith Ian
419467
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops from UK target Duisburg Germany - 467 SQN
HAINES, Bernard Smith
415979
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
514 SQN
HAINES, Edmund Thomson
406215
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
4 MREU
HAINES, Kenneth Rawnsley
437512
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
HAINES, Malcolm Keith
442623
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
99 SQN
HALBERT, James William
431316
Discharged
Warrant Officer
8 SQN
HALES, Ronald
437413
Discharged
Flying Officer
1652 Com
HALFEY, John Percy
436228
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
HALL, Bruce Frederick
435105
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9ACHU
HALL, Ernest Theo
406976
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
9 ACHU
HALL, Frank Edward
417264
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOSch
HALL, Garrick Ridley
401034
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. India - 60 SQN
HALL, George Ronald
434326
Discharged
Flying Officer
22 Sqd.
HALL, Gordon Hunter
431363
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 OTU
HALL, Harry Allan
434596
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
8 [ROAF] OTU
HALL, Harry Oswald
439311
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 Com Unit
HALL, Henry Thomas
417179
Discharged
Warrant Officer
30 SQN
HALL, Herbert Gawin
436708
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
HALL, Hugh
419010
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
Laverton
HALL, John Patrick
415030
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops from UK Sicily - 40 SQN
HALL, Leonard Keith
417071
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 COM
HALL, Rex Victor
401213
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 419 SQN
HALL, Robert Parker
404158
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 AOSch
HALL, Stanley George
415980
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOSch
HALL, Thomas Edwin
436192
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 OTU
HALL, Gordon Theophilus Browning
436983
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
HALL, Ernest John
431353
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
RAF Beccles
HALLAHAN, Patrick Francis
443552
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
HALLAM, Edward Vernon Arthur
442614
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ATC SA SQN
HALLEY, Douglas James
436822
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
HALLIDAY, Alexander Garden
437618
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying accident New Guinea - 22 Sqn
HALLIDAY, William Ross
441355
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AG Rad Sch
HAM, Edwin Reid
431534
Discharged
Flying Officer
34 Sqn
HAMANN, Colin John
437992
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
99 SQN
HAMERSLEY, James Sharpe
415140
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident Vivigani Strip New Guinea - 14 SQN
HAMERSLEY, Leslie Hugh
406216
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying accident Paynesville Vic. - 1 OTU
HAMERSLY, Forrest
406046
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
104 SQN
HAMERSTON, Leslie Thomas
431622
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9ACHU
HAMILL, Hugh Poland
120220
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
33 SQN
HAMILTON, Campbell Harold
453072
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
HAMILTON, Douglas Gurney
441135
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
HAMILTON, Hugh Allan
400346
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
HQ Lav
HAMILTON, Ian Fitzgerald
415526
Discharged
Flying Officer
21H Glider CU
HAMILTON, James Hilton
435763
Discharged
Flying Officer
22 Sqn
HAMILTON, Keith Lambert
434459
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Fede Fjord Norway - 455 Sqn
HAMILTON, Reginald Ralph
40875
Discharged
Flying Officer
20 SQN
HAMILTON, William James
418836
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Timor - 55OBU
HAMLEY, Brian Leslie
449831
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
HAMLING, John James
419468
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
54 SQN
HAMMER, Reginald Francis Henry
442643
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
HAMMERSLEY, Henry James
409540
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 AD
HAMMOND, Arthur William
438780
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 Aircraft Depot
HAMMOND, Louis James
400255
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Netherlands target Dusseldorf, Germany - 51 SQN
HAMMOND, Matthew John
436151
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 'Y' Depot
HAMOND, George Frederick
415647
Discharged
Warrant Officer
455 SQN
HAMPTON, Gordon Vivian
408578
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K - 460 SQN
HANCOCK, Donald Harold
137294
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
AGS
HANCOCK, John Owen
437513
Discharged
Flying Officer
4 CU
HANCOCK, John William
436407
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
HANCOCK, Murray Arthur
416058
Discharged
Flying Officer
34 SQN
HAND, Kenneth Harold
431355
Discharged
Warrant Officer
99 SQN
HANKS, Kelvin Herbert
441747
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Darwin
HANLEY, Albert John
439096
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
3 OTU Rathmines
HANLON, Reginald William
444632
Discharged
Warrant Officer
112 ASRF
HANN, Lawrence Rudolph
416059
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 OTU
HANNA, Colin Leslie
407642
Killed
Sergeant
Killed in action [Flying Battle] Germany - 214 SQN
HANNAH, William Thomas
436813
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
4 STT
HANNELLY, Michael John
445504
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
HANRAHAN, Ernest James
441903
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
HANSEN, Arthur Henry
427999
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 Flying Boat MU
HANSEN, Keith Russell
404017
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
40 OBU
HANSEN, Kenneth Albert
429951
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AGSch W/Sale
HANSEN, Sidney Frederick
427506
Discharged
Flying Officer
9(O) AFU RAF
HANSEN [DFC], Edwin Harold
415648
Discharged
Flying Officer
1654 COM
HANSON, Leonard William
406178
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 1 DP Uxbridge
HANSON, Norman William
440071
Discharged
Warrant Officer
36 SQN
HANTKEN, John Crosby
442423
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
HANTS, Cyril Keith
419842
Discharged
Flying Officer
75 Base
HARBERT, Douglas Woodrow
436998
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
94 Sqn
HARCOURT, Edgar Clive
418269
Discharged
Flying Officer
Gov Gen Flight
HARDIE, Keith Edwin
427993
Discharged
Flying Officer
D Intell HQ
HARDIE, Leonard James
441578
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
14 Sigs
HARDING, Norman Payne
415324
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 WAGS
HARDING, William Desmond
438423
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
Air and Ground Radio School
HARDWICK, Graham Thomas
438485
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
RAAF Garbutt
HARDWICK, Peter Padbury
427323
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
467 SQN
HARDY, Maxwell Henry
417072
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 44 SQN
HARDY, Ronald
429799
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops.target Dortmund & Hackarde Germany - 514 SQN
HARDY, Henry George
407500
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 TGHQ
HARE, Alan William
400673
Discharged
Flying Officer
32 SQN
HARGRAVE, Graeme Muir
444118
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
HARGREAVES, John Vincent
435119
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAF Beccles
HARGREAVES, Wilfred Hugh
431397
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
HARKEN, Allan matthew Arfst
45475
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
4 AD
HARKER, Frederick Morris
410841
Discharged
Flying Officer
RAF Thorny Is
HARLEY, Harry Kenneth
437415
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK target Bochum Germany - 10 SQN
HARLOCK, George Robert
400347
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East - 37 SQN
HARMAN, James Patrick Brendon
431252
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AF HQ
HARMER, Ewen Franklin
439150
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
23 SQN
HARMEY, John Richard
432699
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 Aircraft Depot
HARNETT, Francis Joseph
442625
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
33 SQN
HARPER, Wilfred
415379
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From Uk over the North Sea - 466 Sqn
HARRALD, William Henry
431381
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
10 LAS U
HARRINGTON, Colin Reginald
416960
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 OTU
HARRINGTON, Francis Joseph
409994
Discharged
Warrant Officer
TDRC Lav
HARRINGTON, Jon McCallum Smith
429623
Discharged
Corporal
5 EMBD
HARRINGTON, William Bernice
408995
Discharged
Flying Officer
67 SQN
HARRIS, Ronald Spencer
415651
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 ADU
HARRIS, Albert Alfred
417837
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle N.W. Europe - 576 SQN
HARRIS, Bernard James
432714
Discharged
Flying Officer
10 CU
HARRIS, Brian George
444180
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
AGS
HARRIS, Donald
415529
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Atlantic ocean - 10 SQN
HARRIS, Douglas Rawson
404147
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 PTC
HARRIS, Edward Thomas
419901
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
HARRIS, Ernest Albert
418945
Discharged
Flying Officer
40 SQN
HARRIS, Frederick Bartholomew
436806
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
HARRIS, Herbert Adrian
402631
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 SQN
HARRIS, James Thomas
418110
Discharged
Warrant Officer
622 SQN
HARRIS, John
404293
Discharged
Sergeant
2 P Depot Brad
HARRIS, John Mackenzie Oberlin
408129
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Sweden - 455 SQN
HARRIS, Keith
430734
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Cape Gloucester, New Guinea - HBRT U
HARRIS, Kenneth George Stephen
430308
Discharged
Warrant Officer
62 OTU
HARRIS, Kennington John Hythe
408163
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle N.W. Europe - 460 SQN
HARRIS, Ronald Oswald
401624
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle over Crete - 454 SQN
HARRIS, Royden William
416763
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
4 EMB D Mitcham
HARRIS, Stanley Allen
410977
Discharged
Pilot Officer
32 SQN
HARRIS, Terrence Claude
406453
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 460 SQN UK
HARRIS, Waverley William
426459
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle North West Europe - 6 AD
HARRISON, Colin Gladstone
432948
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 AHU
HARRISON, Darcy Keith
122615
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ N/A
HARRISON, John Lewis Dugard
450276
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
3 RPP
HARRISON, Keith Herbert Jack
408018
Discharged
Flying Officer
6 PER Depot
HARRISON, Nevill Charles Lavington
450251
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ Lav
HARRISON, Raymond Valentine
408083
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
87 OBU
HARRISON, Rodney
427470
Discharged
Flying Officer
M/E
HARRISON, Wintfred Patten
415652
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe target Berlin Germany - 166 SQN
HARROP, Lawrence Keith
431624
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
HARRY, Ivor Thomas
429872
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
5 OTU
HART, Alexander George
409048
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1WAGS
HART, Geoffrey John
408084
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 WAGS
HART, Howard John
442824
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
HART, John Ernest
438505
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
HART, Robert
407644
Discharged
Flying Officer
3 AOS
HART, Robert Richmond
402289
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 AOSch
HART, Vincent Eugene
450062
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ Lav
HART, William Ernest
431177
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Lav Trans Dep & Rec Centre
HARTE, Kevin James
431009
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 Comm Unit
HARTLAND, Sydney Lawrence
49512
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
37 SQN
HARTLEY, Albert Menzies
401214
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 BAGS
HARTLEY, Dudley Bruce
22099
Discharged
Flying Officer
B/S Darwin
HARTLEY, George
428382
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
CCU
HARTLEY, John Frederick
441340
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ Pearce
HARTLEY, Ronald Arthur
419915
Discharged
Flying Officer
5 OTU
HARTRIDGE, Francis John
440870
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
HARTSTEIN, Zedekiah
436222
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
HARTY, William Francis Marcus
427196
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident New Guinea - 30 SQN
HARVEST, Benjamin Myer
408992
Discharged
Pilot Officer
1 WAGS
HARVEY, Clive Colin Godfrey
427471
Discharged
Flying Officer
TD&R Pearce
HARVEY, Douglas Leonard
406805
Discharged
Flying Officer
35 SQN
HARVEY, Jack
406483
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
HARVEY, James William David
416681
Discharged
Flying Officer
6 OTU
HARVEY, John Joseph
437850
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
HARWOOD, Troutbeck
419438
Discharged
Flying Officer
53 BASE
HASKARD, John Rex
442913
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
HASKINS, Ronald Henry
415789
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Died of injuries from air ops. R.A.F hospital Rauceby U.K - 57 SQN
HASLAM, Colin Arthur Lee
436910
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed in aircraft accident near Bairnsdale Vic. - 100 SQN
HASSARD, John Virtue
404006
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 OTU
HASTIE, Peter Douglas
415326
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed seaward air ops.from ex R.A.A.F station Pearce Australia. - 14 SQN
HASTINGS, Frank William
431564
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
2 AOS
HASTINGS, Ian Angus
417482
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from the U.K over Germany. - 7 SQN
HATCHER, Jeffrey Adrian
419523
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 OTU
HATCHER, Roland Claude
441643
Discharged
Warrant Officer
24 SQN
HATHERLEY, Herbert Charles
407286
Discharged
Flying Officer
6 SFTS
HATT, David
441721
Discharged
Sergeant
AGS
HATTER, Ernest Arthur
444839
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
HATTON, Frank Jeffery
406454
Discharged
Flying Officer
43 SQN
HATTON, James Traquair
406652
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
HATTON, Richard Alfred
415654
Discharged
Warrant Officer
A Allocat Fremantle
HAW, Francis George
401438
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 OTU
HAWKE, Ronald Melville
455043
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
HAWKE, Walter
417636
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 AHU
HAWKEN, Stanley Arthur
418663
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
HAWKING, Douglas
449241
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ Com
HAWKING, Vivian Roy
410230
Discharged
Warrant Officer
99 SQN
HAWKINS, Frank Bryce
407287
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. From the UK flying Battle France - 1661 CON
HAWKINS, Joseph Charles
415081
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
HAWKINS, Richard Neil
427091
Discharged
Flying Officer
460 SQN
HAWKS, Donald William
436845
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KARRAKATTA
HAWKSFORD, Eric Wesley
431837
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
H/Q [DPS]

Acknowledgements

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