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
KAISER, George Edward
441691
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
KANE, Anthony
409999
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 SQN
KAY, Charles Louis
436129
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
KAY, Cyril John
437591
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 OTU
KEALLEY, Lance Radford
416217
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft collision Timor Indonesia - 13 SQN
KEALLEY, Theodorie Thomas
415150
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
KEALY, Cornelius Hastings
416683
Discharged
Flying Officer
34 SQN
KEALY, John William
415995
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle North Sea - 90 SQN
KEARNEY, Thomas Edward
408683
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 SQN
KEARNS, Norman Smith
415872
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ Pearce
KEDDIE, Lindsay Ian
430209
Discharged
Flying Officer
31(A) UK
KEDDIE, Norman Robert
427911
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
53 OBU
KEECH, Donald Bruce
417381
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOSch
KEELING, Arthur John
408483
Discharged
Corporal
HQ N/E Area
KEEN, Neville James
443953
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 OTU
KEENAN, Henry John
449147
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
KEEPING, John Blane
404295
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Malaya target Kluang. - 211SQN F/East
KEER, John Archibald
407366
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental Mosul Iraq Middle East - 52 SQN
KEETLEY, Maxwell Paul
430822
Discharged
Flying Officer
Beccles RAF
KEHOE, Kevin Redmond
415033
Discharged
Warrant Officer
35 SQN
KEIGHTLEY, Gordon Stewart
406598
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
25 SQN
KEIR, Mervyn Stydley James
449578
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
KEITH, Ernest Albert
406808
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
18 SQN
KELLY, Alfred George
415996
Discharged
Warrant Officer
36 SQN
KELLY, Alfred Thomas
38604
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
DD&R Karrakatta
KELLY, Basil Alwin
416183
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
KELLY, Brian Charles Francis
436681
Killed
Warrant Officer
Accidental Morotai Island - 30 Sqn.
KELLY, Denis Vaughan
418751
Discharged
Flying Officer
PHU
KELLY, Douglas Eastman
431043
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
84 OBU
KELLY, Ernest Phillip
409143
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
5 COM
KELLY, Francis Simeon
417202
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HQ RAF Burma
KELLY, Frederick Charles
442575
Discharged
Warrant Officer
99 SQN
KELLY, Hugh Alexander
401039
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
36 SQN
KELLY, Ivo Hamilton
416263
Discharged
Flying Officer
37 SQN
KELLY, JAMES
439475
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
2 Res P Pool
KELLY, James
445162
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
KELLY, James Padman
437942
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
KELLY, John Michael
431536
Discharged
Warrant Officer
8 SQN
KELLY, John Robert
408019
Discharged
Flying Officer
6 Rec C
KELLY, Joseph Colwyn
407986
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops U.K. Flying battle Atlantic Ocean. - 10 SQN RAF
KELLY, Kevin Patrick
431076
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ Rathmines
KELLY, Raymond James
415583
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 WAGS
KELLY, Robert Henderson
443555
Discharged
Squadron Leader
RAAF Sucan
KELLY, Terence Leo
445296
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
KELLY, William Theodore
423469
Discharged
Squadron Leader
AFHQ AMSE
KELLY [Legion de'honneur], Malachi Denis
404143
Discharged
Warrant Officer
467 Sqn
KELVEY, Thomas Roderick
409055
Discharged
Flying Officer
3 OTU Rathmines
KEM, Edward Charles
440195
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
KEMP, Elvan Donald
431254
Discharged
Warrant Officer
37 [T] Sqn
KEMP, Francis Peter
406871
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Timor - 13 SQN
KEMP, John Charles
39024
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
9 ACHU
KEMP, John Morton
416860
Discharged
Warrant Officer
20 SQN
KEMP, Keith Edward
433917
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
23 SQN
KEMP, Kennth Fitch
30172
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
KEMP, Malcolm Arnold
437760
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles RAF
KEMP, Reginald George
417492
Discharged
Flying Officer
461 SQN
KEMP [DFC], Kenneth Kemble
428325
Discharged
Flying Officer
ACAC
KEMPE, Ian Hall
442501
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 Rec Dep
KENDALL , Royal Frank Selwood
406549
Discharged
Flying Officer
HQ DTW
KENDRICK, Alfred Henry
402201
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 SQN
KENDRICK, George Michael
402202
Discharged
Sergeant
211 SQN
KENLEY, Carlyle James
419372
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
1 Med Reh
KENNEDY, Andrew James
427741
Discharged
Flying Officer
HQ S/A
KENNEDY, Cyril William
400055
Discharged
Sergeant
2 Hosp Ascot Vale
KENNEDY, David Thomas D'Arcy
438955
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 SD
KENNEDY, Donald
436467
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ACAC
KENNEDY, John Wallace
418536
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
Sig Sch
KENNEDY, Lyle Douglas Cohalan
440322
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Amb.
KENNEDY, Willaim Joseph
409552
Discharged
Flying Officer
RAAF AHU
KENNEDY [DFC], Valford Patrick
402974
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
3 AOSch
KENNERLY, Leslie Thomas
436854
Discharged
Warrant Officer
12 [H/B] SQN
KENNEWELL, Matthew George
437349
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
KENNY, Brian Anthony
412347
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
KENNY, Joseph Adrian
441003
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS 3 wags
KENT, Bruce Leslie
410991
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAAF St East Sale
KENT, Charles Rex
436887
Discharged
Flying Officer
463 SQN
KENT, John William
403030
Discharged
Flying Officer
Beccles RAF
KEON, Felix Edward
410242
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Timor - 55OBU
KERBY, James Allan
410673
Killed
Pilot Officer
Air ops. from U.K target Berlin Germany - 460 SQN
KERCHER, John Edward
60832
Discharged
Flying Officer
87 Sqn
KERIN, John Francis
429850
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
464 Sqn
KERIN, Kevin Vincent
442348
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 AOS
KERLEY, Horace Charles
417267
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
KERNICH, Raymond Victor
417642
Discharged
Flying Officer
9 AHU
KERR, Claude Hamilton
436891
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AGS
KERR, Ian James
438253
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
76 SQN
KERR, John Gordon
449148
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ Tel U
KERR, Robert Douglas
419125
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
6 SQN
KERR, Roderick Thomas
401799
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. In sea 2 miles S.E. Of Salamana New Guinea - 22 SQN
KERRINS, Patrick Mortimer
419048
Discharged
Flying Officer
115 SQN
KEVAN, Harold James
406040
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Burma - 113 SQN F/East
KEWLEY, John Edward
400056
Discharged
Flying Officer
43 SQN
KEYS, Frederick Raymond
401220
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental U.K - 460 Conversion Flight
KEYSER, Charles Sanderson
427709
Discharged
Warrant Officer
466 SQN
KHYATT, Raymond Vincent
430427
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 OTU
KIDD, Alex Kitchener
417852
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AAC
KIDD, Ray Joseph
418432
Discharged
Flying Officer
461 SQN
KIDD, Walter Raymond
438785
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
CSQ MELB
KIDNER, Robert Clyde
415997
Discharged
Flying Officer
203 T G Gramolis
KIFT, Robert Stanley
410674
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K - 35 SQN
KILLEN, Keith Leonard James
416861
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Flores Island N.E.I - HQ NWA
KILNER, Colin Hirst
8695
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 OTU
KILPATRICK, Brian Andrew
408552
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Ambon - 2 SQN
KILSBY, Frederick James
442515
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
3 OTU Rathmines
KILSBY, Hartley Neil
407741
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 AOS
KIMBER, James Wallis
436523
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
KING, Albert Benjamin
412526
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 OTU
KING, Dudley Patrick
428195
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
KING, George Sandford
436814
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
KING, Gordon Cleaver
449638
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
KING, James Kevin
406980
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 460 SQN
KING, James Leslie
443779
Discharged
Pilot Officer
AG Rad School
KING, James Roland
431321
Discharged
Warrant Officer
No. 2 SQN
KING, John
436295
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
KING, Kenneth John
436330
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Reims France - 5 LFS
KING, Kevin James
427751
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
99 SQN
KING, Mark Melville
407945
Discharged
Flying Officer
3 AOS
KING, Neville Mons
431452
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 Wir U
KING, Peter Charles
407205
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 OTU
KING, Robert Bertram
428231
Discharged
Aircraftman
1 SD Sandgate
KING, Robert Geoffrey
441725
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
84 OBU
KING, Ross McKENZIE
439106
Discharged
Aircraftman
Sig Sch
KING, Russell Bruce
424046
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
2 AD
KING, Sidney James
410675
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle N.W. Europe - 50 SQN
KING, Stanley Robert
438426
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
25 SQN
KING, Terence Roy
442386
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
KING, Willis Randal
449373
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
33 SQN
KING-SCOTT, Robert Donald
406043
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
9 ACHU
KINGDOM, Robert Kent
441726
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
KINGROACH, John Erwin
442274
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 CU
KINGSTON, Sydney Charles
442203
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
KINLAY, John Edward
410346
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
KINLYSIDE, Lawrence Roy
445232
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
7 SD
KINNANE, John Stack
437859
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
KIPPIN, Ben Edwin
436410
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 Comm
KIRBY, Douglas Athol
415873
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ Pearce
KIRBY, Ian Elkin
403221
Discharged
Flying Officer
178 SQN
KIRBY, Roscoe Hubert
401969
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
KIRK, Aubrey Arthur
408685
Discharged
Flying Officer
10 LASU
KIRK, George Andrew
409057
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
460 SQN
KIRKBY, George Henry
406332
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Egypt Middle East - 104 SQN
KIRTON, Alan Walter
419939
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 COM
KITCHEN, Stanley Charles
410347
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K - 57 SQN
KITCHIN, Robert John
10835
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MTU
KITTLE, Frederick John
39429
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
KLEISDORFF, Murray Ralph
407695
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from the Uk flying battle N.W. Europe - 405 SQN
KNAPMAN, Alfred Sydney
400806
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying accident near Mildura Vic. Australia. Pilot - 2 OTU
KNAPP, Jack Frederick
415664
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from the U.K. Crashed near Issime, Italy - 142 SQN
KNAPP, Wilfred Ernest
419529
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
2 AOSch O310532
KNEALE, William Edward
431501
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
KNIGHT, Alan Leslie
418537
Discharged
Pilot Officer
48 SQN
KNIGHT, Allan John
410602
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
2 FBRD Rathmines
KNIGHT, Frank
415536
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Dedugdo Italy - 21 OTU
KNIGHT, James
434595
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Survey Flight [Lowood]
KNIGHT, John Bruce
81228
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
KNIGHT, Robert Bruce
444637
Discharged
Warrant Officer
E/A HQ
KNIGHT, Wilbur Eric
A22215
Discharged
Sergeant
Sig Sch
KNOKE, John Henry
433163
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 AHU
KNOWLES, Leonard Basil
404156
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
31 SQN
KNOX, Leonard William
445233
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
RAAF Canb
KNOX, Malcolm Thomas Foster
415537
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Genoa Italy - 458 SQN
KNOX, William Duncan
402091
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
45 Grp HQ
KNYVETT, Edmund Murray Hugh
401221
Killed
Flying Officer
Died of illness Alfred Hospital Melbourne Vic. - 10 SQN
KOCH, Colin Barry
442427
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
RAAF Stn[Parafield]
KOFF, Elmar
440077
Discharged
Flying Officer
30 Sqn TARAKAN
KOITHAN, Eric Colin
416502
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 Com U
KOOPERMAN, Max Joseph
441377
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
AGS
KOOPS, George
440819
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
3 Per Dep
KOSKY, Alan Douglas
418434
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 EMBD Ascot Vale
KRAEMER, John Robert
401699
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle near Shouldham, Norfolk U.K - 97 SQN
KRAEMER, Ronald Thomas
438334
Discharged
Warrant Officer
12 SQN
KRIEG, Carl Victor
437425
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. over France, Langon. Target Vierson France - 101 SQN
KRUCK, Norman Thomas
435368
Killed
Leading Aircraftman
Aircraft accident Lady Julia Percy Island Vic. Australia - 2 AOS Mt Gambier
KRUTLI, Reginald Arthur
421870
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. from UK target Berlin Germany - 460 SQN
KRYGGER, Joseph Robert
449836
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
KUCHEL, Herbert John
438895
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
KUHL, Norman Modral
436920
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
KUM-JEW, Ronald Irvine
444639
Discharged
Sergeant
AGS
KYD, Wallace Rosebery
60132
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
14 AHU
KYRWOOD, William Stephen
427124
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 WAGS

Acknowledgements

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