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
JACK, Douglas Ernest
418846
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
22 PTC
JACK, Frank Leslie
418277
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
455 SQN
JACK, Robert Noel
419558
Discharged
Flying Officer
ACAC
JACKMAN, Terence William
418278
Discharged
Warrant Officer
11 OTU
JACKSON, Allan Joseph
419526
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BHOPAL RAF
JACKSON, Frank Martin
417195
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. Germany target Leipzig Germany - 619 SQN
JACKSON, Kenneth Maxwell
429964
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
235 Sqn
JACKSON, Kevin John
427972
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAF BECC
JACKSON, Leonard Ernest
403028
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
463 SQN
JACKSON, Maxwell Hedley
416776
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea area - 2 SQN
JACKSON, Roland Edward
408581
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle U.K - 4 OTU
JACKSON, Roy
438953
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
12 SQN
JACKSON, Sydney Edward
416679
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Netherlands - 467 SQN
JACKSON, Wallace Robert Burns
402089
Discharged
Flying Officer
454 SQN
JACOB, Colin Stanton
417266
Discharged
Flying Officer
85 R&S U
JACOBS, Francis Birdwood
419047
Discharged
Corporal
11 EFT Benalla
JACOBSEN, Carl Clarence
427649
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
56 OBU
JACOBSEN, Paul James
415581
Discharged
Pilot Officer
33 SQN
JACOBSON, Ernest William
406052
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
3 AOSch
JACQUES, Vernon Marcel
408655
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 SQN
JAFFEY, Felix Louis
427096
Discharged
Aircraftman
HQ Pearce
JAMES, Fred Edmond
406870
Killed
Warrant Officer
Killed in action Hungary - 142 SQN RAF
JAMES, George William
427598
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOSch Mt Gambier
JAMES, Gordon Victor
406008
Discharged
Sergeant
HQ Lav
JAMES, Hector Thomas Austin
406300
Discharged
Sergeant
1 TAF HQ
JAMES, Keith Russell
407866
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 AOS not likely
JAMES, Graham Stanley [Jessie]
416260
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Hinchinbrook Island QLD. - 32 SQN
JAMES, Raymond Edwin
427508
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Bulgaria - 70 SQN
JAMES, Ronald Albert
436886
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
9 SD
JAMES, Selby Ronald
427466
Killed
Pilot Officer
Air ops. near Vienna. - 104 SQN
JAMES, Wallace Levy
433439
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
5 OTU
JAMES, William
442916
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
JAMES, William Corin
430301
Discharged
Corporal
18 NEI SQN
JAMES, William Michael
437521
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig. Sch.
JAMIESON, Keith Alfred
407502
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
12 SQN
JAMIESON, Kenneth Hugh
410160
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 OTU
JAMIESON, Kenneth Robert John
432955
Discharged
Warrant Officer
25 SQN
JAMIESON, Peter Alfred
416121
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
34 SQN
JAMISON, John
400675
Discharged
Warrant Officer
54 PTC
JAMISON, Seymour William Warren
410238
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
AGSch
JANES, Lionel Keith
436988
Discharged
Warrant Officer
100 SQN
JANSEN, Malcolm Walter
442603
Discharged
Warrant Officer
37 SQN
JANSEN, Richard Scott
408035
Discharged
Flying Officer
Aco Nco School
JARDINE, Cyrus
415988
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle target Bohlen Germany - 57 SQN
JARMAN, John Brian
A11426
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
A&G Rad Sch
JARMAN, John Brian
435797
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Rad Sch
JARVIS, Leslie David
429812
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
6 SFTS
JEFFERIES, David Lewis
417197
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 R I&M U Instal & Main
JEFFERIES, Neil Douglas
415428
Discharged
Flying Officer
RAF STN
JEFFERIS, Robert William
445023
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
A&GRadSch Blt
JEFFERS, Terence John
436917
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 Sqn
JEFFERY, Francis Edward
450036
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig. Sch.
JEFFREY, James Vernon
427097
Discharged
Flying Officer
Sch of Adm
JEFFREY, Laurance Slight
430382
Discharged
Flying Officer
AGSch
JEFFREY, Monty Henry
436328
Discharged
Flying Officer
51 SQN
JEFFREYS, Bruce Ashton
429698
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
JEFFS, Ernest Edward Bryne
410842
Discharged
Flying Officer
Ballah
JENKINS, Bede William
403029
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East - 230 SQN
JENKINS, Brian Edawrd
442549
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
14 SQN
JENKINS, Henry Thomas
36986
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 OTU
JENKINS, John Isaac Jenkin
410341
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
JENKINS, Joseph William
427330
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 OTU E Sale
JENKINS, Mervyn Charles
28932
Discharged
Corporal
HQ Lav
JENKINS, Sidney Edwin
433299
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 Flight
JENNINGS, Arthur Albert
418122
Discharged
Flying Officer
TRANSP Command
JENNINGS, Donald William
407985
Killed
Sergeant
Killed in action [flying Battle] Nagrah Middle East - 1437 SRF
JENNINGS, John Frederick
400177
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AF HQ Records
JENSEN, Harold Sven
416581
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 OTU
JENSEN, Stanley Vallins
431535
Discharged
Warrant Officer
No 2 SQN
JEPSON, Arthur Frank Murray
401446
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
JERVOIS, William Donald
442272
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
102 SQN
JESSUP, Allan Albury
437273
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOS
JESSUP, Lewis Clyde
408403
Discharged
Flying Officer
8 SQN
JEWELL, John Leslie Manton
406656
Killed
Pilot Officer
Accidental, off Queensland Coast Australia - 7 SQN
JOB, Ernest Arthur
427509
Discharged
Warrant Officer
459 SQN
JOBSON, Peter Raymond
41351
Discharged
Flying Officer
31 Sqd.
JOHANNESSEN, Sydney
406159
Discharged
Flying Officer
?
JOHANSON, Eric John
442565
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
25 SQN
JOHN, Noel Edward
409551
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental, mid-air collision Milingimbi Island - 2 Sqn
JOHNS, Allan Clyde
417198
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 9 SQN
JOHNS, James William
442385
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
JOHNS, Leigh Felton
418848
Discharged
Flying Officer
291 SQN
JOHNS, Russell Archie
402710
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle U.K. Target Saabrucken. - 460 SQN
JOHNSON, Allan Wilson
400118
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 77 SQN
JOHNSON, Conrad Ervin
406301
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Mediterranean Sea - TC Almaza
JOHNSON, Eric George
424589
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AO School Mt Gambier
JOHNSON, Geoffrey Andrew
433208
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAF Beccles
JOHNSON, Geoffrey Neil
416767
Discharged
Flying Officer
24 SQN
JOHNSON, Geoffrey Reginald Max
408467
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 EMBD
JOHNSON, George William
427243
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ACAC
JOHNSON, George William
441370
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
JOHNSON, Maxwell Graham
427909
Discharged
Aircraftman
11 BASE
JOHNSON, Morris Roy
419771
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 Comm
JOHNSON, Neville Bishop
436989
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
JOHNSON, Raymond Lewis
417306
Discharged
Warrant Officer
58 OBU
JOHNSTON, Alexander Leonard
444124
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
JOHNSTON, Arthur Joseph
408071
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 PTC
JOHNSTON, Clement Horatius
427708
Discharged
Warrant Officer
101R&SU ACSEA
JOHNSTON, Harry Richard
417380
Discharged
Sergeant
3 T&MO
JOHNSTON, Keith Abercrombie
436035
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ N/W
JOHNSTON, Noel Anthony
436375
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles RAF
JOHNSTON, Robert George
436726
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles
JOHNSTON, Robert George
126897
Discharged
Sergeant
7 OTU
JOHNSTON, Stanley Murray
429967
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident Morundah - 1 SQN
JOHNSTONE, Desmond John
428203
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
JOHNSTONE, Robert Arthur Laurence
436963
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
53 Base
JOHNSTONE, Robert James
410073
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. from Australia - 2 SQN
JOHNSTONE, Ronald
431568
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
JOLL, William Albert
436036
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ Pearce
JOLLEY, Donald Cyril
436522
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Dhubulia
JOLLEY, Richard Bernard
427865
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
9ACHU
JOLLY, Arthur George Harold
441868
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
JOLLY, Frederick Clyde
441655
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
JONES, Alan John
415798
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
JONES, Alan Lindsay
410810
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
JONES, Alexander Dunbar
450280
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
JONES, Allen Leslie
14233
Killed
Warrant Officer
Accidental, Tocumwal NSW Australia - 7 OTU
JONES, Arthur Stanley
427121
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 AHU
JONES, Bruce Patrick
428276
Discharged
Flying Officer
34 SQN
JONES, Bruce Wigram
433915
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS Ballarat
JONES, Claude
13844
Discharged
Warrant Officer
11 PD&RC
JONES, Denbigh Robert
411632
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ACSEA Bombay
JONES, Derrick Claude
437686
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
21 PTC
JONES, Dwight Lyman
436753
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
JONES, Edward Kennion
407679
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Queensland Australia - 100 SQN
JONES, Francis Whitmore
427511
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
JONES, George Henry
40127
Discharged
Warrant Officer
G Rec Sch
JONES, Humphrey Allen
427536
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
179 SQN
JONES, Ivor Raymond
400878
Discharged
Warrant Officer
36 SQN POW
JONES, James Edwin Russell
443972
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
JONES, John Kendrick
416859
Discharged
Warrant Officer
40 SQN
JONES, John Martin
444073
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
JONES, Kelvin
410240
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea - 2 SQN
JONES, Henry Sylvester
436051
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Heilbronn Germany - 44 SQN Rhodesia
JONES, Kenneth Stanley
415809
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
108 OTU
JONES, Leslie George
438645
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
21 SQN
JONES, Malvern Bonython
416272
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
34 SQN
JONES, Maurice Lloyd
122186
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
21 [HB] Sqn
JONES, Maurice Robert
430035
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Courtrai Belgium - 467 SQN
JONES, Maurice William
417959
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Flying battle Germany - 576 SQN
JONES, Max Hume Walker
37651
Discharged
Sergeant
170 Radar Stn.
JONES, Mervyn Francis
410843
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. East Tormeggiore Italy - 70 SQN
JONES, Neville
425869
Discharged
Warrant Officer
45 Sqn [ ACSEA]
JONES, Rex William Elliot
440534
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Bradfield Park
JONES, Robert Leonard Frederick
69985
Killed
Sergeant
Died a prisoner of war Celebes - 30 Sqn POW
JONES, Roger Marshall
441015
Discharged
Corporal
AGS
JONES, Ronald Charles
402090
Discharged
Corporal
10 T&M Unit
JONES, Rowland John Watkin
441389
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9ACHU
JONES, Stanley
400250
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
CFSch
JONES, Stanley Gordon Arthur
436037
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles RAF
JONES, Sydney James
419843
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 PTC
JONES, Tegwyn Sydney
431893
Discharged
Flying Officer
53 Base
JONES, Trevor Tudor
406621
Killed
Pilot Officer
Aircraft accident collision between aircraft at Little Walden Essex UK. Operation Training- evening navigational detail Reason for Loss Collided with - 27 OTU
JONES, Trevor William Robert
407867
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air Ops. Middle East - 104 SQN
JONES, Watkin Bowen
409310
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 OTU
JONES, William Briton
417970
Discharged
Flying Officer
TRASF UK
JONES, William Michael
400256
Discharged
Flying Officer
37 SQN
JONES, William Vaughan
427200
Discharged
Warrant Officer
22PTC
JONES [DFC], Dudley Herbert
401219
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
6 SQN
JONES [DFM], Evan Lindsay
407031
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
4 TTSch
JONES [DFM], Arthur Edward Frederick
407103
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
21 OTU
JOPE, Leslie Richard
400434
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle New Guinea - 2 SQN
JOPPICH, Noel John
440925
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
JORDAN, Aidan
429663
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident, Elvington Yorkshire UK. - 77 SQN UK
JORDAN, Alan Joseph
410599
Discharged
Flying Officer
116 W RAF Stony Cros
JORDAN, Arthur Ronald
436294
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAF Beccles
JORDAN, Bernard Thomas
407825
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Soemba Strait Netherlands East Indies - 24 SQN
JORGENSEN, Kenneth Peter
419740
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
JORY, Onslow Stanley Milton
440154
Discharged
Sergeant
3 OTU
JOSE, Douglas Charles
442550
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Crew Training Unit Rathmines
JOSEPH, Philip George
407365
Discharged
Flying Officer
4 COMM
JOWETT, George Benjamin Keith
427910
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
W/A HQ
JOWETT, Joseph Gloster
450189
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1WAGS
JOWETT, Roy Peter
409127
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 SQN
JOYCE, William Walter
441043
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
JOYNER, Desmond Dehne
441552
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
77 OBU
JUBB, William Douglas
430113
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
No. 2 SQN
JUDD, Clem Hilton
440926
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
ATC NSW
JUDD, Thomas Esnouf
419471
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 AD Lav
JUETT, John Charles
406807
Discharged
Squadron Leader
HQSC O5812
JULIEN, Ian Hilder
408036
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
25 SQN
JUNGFER, Kevin Oscar
417849
Discharged
Flying Officer
75 Base
JURGENSON, Harold Edward
441419
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ N/W
JURY, Ivor Hilton
437134
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle North Sea target Midtgulen Fjiord. - 455 Sqn
JUST, Oliver Edwin
28010
Discharged
Warrant Officer
11 PD&RC

Acknowledgements

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