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
IBBOTSON, Allan William
415797
Discharged
Flying Officer
RAF Stn Dallachy
IBBOTSON, John
427480
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
IKIN, Norman Archibald
431253
Discharged
Flying Officer
14 ACHU
IMPEY, Graeme Thomas
438952
Discharged
Warrant Officer
37 SQN
INCE, William Louis
418750
Discharged
Flying Officer
4(C) OTU RAF
INGER, Jack Harold
445022
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 Eng Sch Ascot Vale
INGHAM, Clifford Anthony
409835
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 AOSch
INGHAM, Gordon Henry
442602
Discharged
Aircraftman
6 AFC SQN
INGLETON, William John
406130
Discharged
Flying Officer
35 SQN
INGLIS, Samuel Lindsay
416340
Killed
Sergeant
Air combat operations Hallinoelak,Timor - 13 SQN
INGOLDBY, James Walker Norrison
417279
Discharged
Pilot Officer
459 SQN
INGRAM, Lester Neil
410236
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed in an aircraft accident Berkshire UK - 10 OTU Abington
INNES, Jack Alexander
444511
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
8 OTU
ION, John Parr
427833
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from UK flying battle Netherlands - 460 SQN
IREDELL, Joseph Hall
408580
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft Accident Dapto NSW Australia - 32 SQN
IRELAND, Douglas Walter
442347
Discharged
Warrant Officer
100 SQN
IRVINE, Douglas Beatty
406007
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 ITSch
IRVINE, James Murray
400323
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
AGS
IRVING, Alan William
30790
Discharged
Corporal
33 PDC [HS]
IRVING, Stuart William
409412
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LAV
IRWIN, Harold William
404145
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 OTU
ISAAC, Frank Robert
443038
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig. Sch.
ISAACS, Gerald Henry
409550
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed in action [Flying battle] North Sea, Atlantic Ocean - 103 SQN
ITZEROTT, Arthur Rupert
401750
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea - 1 OTU
IVES, Ernest Wilfred Stephen
449677
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SIg. Sch.
IVORY, Thomas Richard
436590
Discharged
Flying Officer
1661 CU RAF
IZZARD, Victor Ronald
419046
Discharged
Flying Officer
467 SQN

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial