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
IBBOTSON, Allan William
415797
Discharged
Flying Officer
IBBOTSON, John
427480
Discharged
Warrant Officer
IKIN, Norman Archibald
431253
Discharged
Flying Officer
IMPEY, Graeme Thomas
438952
Discharged
Warrant Officer
INCE, William Louis
418750
Discharged
Flying Officer
INGER, Jack Harold
445022
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
INGHAM, Clifford Anthony
409835
Discharged
Warrant Officer
INGHAM, Gordon Henry
442602
Discharged
Aircraftman
INGLETON, William John
406130
Discharged
Flying Officer
INGLIS, Samuel Lindsay
416340
Killed
Sergeant
Air combat operations Hallinoelak,Timor
INGOLDBY, James Walker Norrison
417279
Discharged
Pilot Officer
INGRAM, Lester Neil
410236
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed in an aircraft accident Berkshire UK
INNES, Jack Alexander
444511
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ION, John Parr
427833
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK flying battle Netherlands
IREDELL, Joseph Hall
408580
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft Accident Dapto NSW Australia
IRELAND, Douglas Walter
442347
Discharged
Warrant Officer
IRVINE, Douglas Beatty
406007
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
IRVINE, James Murray
400323
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
IRVING, Alan William
30790
Discharged
Corporal
IRVING, Stuart William
409412
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
IRWIN, Harold William
404145
Discharged
Flying Officer
ISAAC, Frank Robert
443038
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ISAACS, Gerald Henry
409550
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed in action [Flying battle] North Sea, Atlantic Ocean
ITZEROTT, Arthur Rupert
401750
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea
IVES, Ernest Wilfred Stephen
449677
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
IVORY, Thomas Richard
436590
Discharged
Flying Officer
IZZARD, Victor Ronald
419046
Discharged
Flying Officer

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs