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
KAISER, George Edward
441691
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KANE, Anthony
409999
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KAY, Charles Louis
436129
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KAY, Cyril John
437591
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KEALLEY, Lance Radford
416217
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft collision Timor Indonesia
KEALLEY, Theodorie Thomas
415150
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KEALY, Cornelius Hastings
416683
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEALY, John William
415995
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle North Sea
KEARNEY, Thomas Edward
408683
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEARNS, Norman Smith
415872
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KEDDIE, Lindsay Ian
430209
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEDDIE, Norman Robert
427911
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KEECH, Donald Bruce
417381
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KEELING, Arthur John
408483
Discharged
Corporal
KEEN, Neville James
443953
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KEENAN, Henry John
449147
Discharged
Sergeant
KEEPING, John Blane
404295
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Malaya target Kluang.
KEER, John Archibald
407366
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental Mosul Iraq Middle East
KEETLEY, Maxwell Paul
430822
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEHOE, Kevin Redmond
415033
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KEIGHTLEY, Gordon Stewart
406598
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KEIR, Mervyn Stydley James
449578
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KEITH, Ernest Albert
406808
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KELLY, Alfred George
415996
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KELLY, Alfred Thomas
38604
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KELLY, Basil Alwin
416183
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KELLY, Brian Charles Francis
436681
Killed
Warrant Officer
Accidental Morotai Island
KELLY, Denis Vaughan
418751
Discharged
Flying Officer
KELLY, Douglas Eastman
431043
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KELLY, Ernest Phillip
409143
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KELLY, Francis Simeon
417202
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KELLY, Frederick Charles
442575
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KELLY, Hugh Alexander
401039
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
KELLY, Ivo Hamilton
416263
Discharged
Flying Officer
KELLY, JAMES
439475
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KELLY, James
445162
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KELLY, James Padman
437942
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KELLY, John Michael
431536
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KELLY, John Robert
408019
Discharged
Flying Officer
KELLY, Joseph Colwyn
407986
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops U.K. Flying battle Atlantic Ocean.
KELLY, Kevin Patrick
431076
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KELLY, Malachi Denis
404143
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KELLY, Raymond James
415583
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KELLY, Robert Henderson
443555
Discharged
Squadron Leader
KELLY, Terence Leo
445296
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KELLY, William Theodore
423469
Discharged
Squadron Leader
KELVEY, Thomas Roderick
409055
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEM, Edward Charles
440195
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KEMP, Elvan Donald
431254
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KEMP, Francis Peter
406871
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Timor
KEMP, John Charles
39024
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KEMP, John Morton
416860
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KEMP, Keith Edward
433917
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KEMP, Kennth Fitch
30172
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEMP, Malcolm Arnold
437760
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KEMP, Reginald George
417492
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEMP, Kenneth Kemble
428325
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEMPE, Ian Hall
442501
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KENDALL , Royal Frank Selwood
406549
Discharged
Flying Officer
KENDRICK, Alfred Henry
402201
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KENDRICK, George Michael
402202
Discharged
Sergeant
KENLEY, Carlyle James
419372
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
KENNEDY, Andrew James
427741
Discharged
Flying Officer
KENNEDY, Cyril William
400055
Discharged
Sergeant
KENNEDY, David Thomas D'Arcy
438955
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KENNEDY, Donald
436467
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KENNEDY, John Wallace
418536
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KENNEDY, Lyle Douglas Cohalan
440322
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KENNEDY, Willaim Joseph
409552
Discharged
Flying Officer
KENNEDY [DFC], Valford Patrick
402974
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KENNERLY, Leslie Thomas
436854
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KENNEWELL, Matthew George
437349
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KENNY, Brian Anthony
412347
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KENNY, Joseph Adrian
441003
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KENT, Bruce Leslie
410991
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KENT, Charles Rex
436887
Discharged
Flying Officer
KENT, John William
403030
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEON, Felix Edward
410242
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Timor
KERBY, James Allan
410673
Killed
Pilot Officer
Air ops. From U.K target Berlin Germany
KERCHER, John Edward
60832
Discharged
Flying Officer
KERIN, John Francis
429850
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KERIN, Kevin Vincent
442348
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KERLEY, Horace Charles
417267
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KERNICH, Raymond Victor
417642
Discharged
Flying Officer
KERR, Claude Hamilton
436891
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KERR, Ian James
438253
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KERR, John Gordon
449148
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KERR, Robert Douglas
419125
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KERR, Roderick Thomas
401799
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. In sea 2 miles S.E. Of Salamana New Guinea
KERRINS, Patrick Mortimer
419048
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEVAN, Harold James
406040
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Burma
KEWLEY, John Edward
400056
Discharged
Flying Officer
KEYS, Frederick Raymond
401220
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental U.K
KEYSER, Charles Sanderson
427709
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KHYATT, Raymond Vincent
430427
Discharged
Flying Officer
KIDD, Alex Kitchener
417852
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KIDD, Ray Joseph
418432
Discharged
Flying Officer
KIDD, Walter Raymond
438785
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KIDNER, Robert Clyde
415997
Discharged
Flying Officer
KIFT, Robert Stanley
410674
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K
KILLEN, Keith Leonard James
416861
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Flores Island N.E.I
KILNER, Colin Hirst
8695
Discharged
Flying Officer
KILPATRICK, Brian Andrew
408552
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Ambon
KILSBY, Frederick James
442515
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KILSBY, Hartley Neil
407741
Discharged
Flying Officer
KIMBER, James Wallis
436523
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KING, Albert Benjamin
412526
Discharged
Flying Officer
KING, Dudley Patrick
428195
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KING, George Sandford
436814
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KING, Gordon Cleaver
449638
Discharged
Sergeant
KING, James Kevin
406980
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
KING, James Leslie
443779
Discharged
Pilot Officer
KING, James Roland
431321
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KING, John
436295
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KING, Kenneth John
436330
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Reims France
KING, Kevin James
427751
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KING, Mark Melville
407945
Discharged
Flying Officer
KING, Neville Mons
431452
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KING, Peter Charles
407205
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KING, Robert Bertram
428231
Discharged
Aircraftman
KING, Robert Geoffrey
441725
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KING, Ross McKENZIE
439106
Discharged
Aircraftman
KING, Russell Bruce
424046
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KING, Sidney James
410675
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle N.W. Europe
KING, Stanley Robert
438426
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KING, Terence Roy
442386
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KING, Willis Randal
449373
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KING-SCOTT, Robert Donald
406043
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KINGDOM, Robert Kent
441726
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KINGROACH, John Erwin
442274
Discharged
Flying Officer
KINGSTON, Sydney Charles
442203
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KINLAY, John Edward
410346
Discharged
Flying Officer
KINLYSIDE, Lawrence Roy
445232
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KINNANE, John Stack
437859
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KIPPIN, Ben Edwin
436410
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KIRBY, Douglas Athol
415873
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KIRBY, Ian Elkin
403221
Discharged
Flying Officer
KIRBY, Roscoe Hubert
401969
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KIRK, Aubrey Arthur
408685
Discharged
Flying Officer
KIRK, George Andrew
409057
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
KIRKBY, George Henry
406332
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Egypt Middle East
KIRTON, Alan Walter
419939
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KITCHEN, Stanley Charles
410347
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K
KITCHIN, Robert John
10835
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KITTLE, Frederick John
39429
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KLEISDORFF, Murray Ralph
407695
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from the Uk flying battle N.W. Europe
KNAPMAN, Alfred Sydney
400806
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying accident near Mildura Vic. Australia. Pilot
KNAPP, Jack Frederick
415664
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from the U.K. Crashed near Issime, Italy
KNAPP, Wilfred Ernest
419529
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KNEALE, William Edward
431501
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KNIGHT, Alan Leslie
418537
Discharged
Pilot Officer
KNIGHT, Allan John
410602
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KNIGHT, Frank
415536
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Dedugdo Italy
KNIGHT, James
434595
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KNIGHT, John Bruce
81228
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KNIGHT, Robert Bruce
444637
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KNIGHT, Wilbur Eric
A22215
Discharged
Sergeant
KNOKE, John Henry
433163
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KNOWLES, Leonard Basil
404156
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KNOX, Leonard William
445233
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KNOX, Malcolm Thomas Foster
415537
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Genoa Italy
KNOX, William Duncan
402091
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KNYVETT, Edmund Murray Hugh
401221
Killed
Flying Officer
Died of illness Alfred Hospital Melbourne Vic.
KOCH, Colin Barry
442427
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
KOFF, Elmar
440077
Discharged
Flying Officer
KOITHAN, Eric Colin
416502
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KOOPERMAN, Max Joseph
441377
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KOOPS, George
440819
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KOSKY, Alan Douglas
418434
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
KRAEMER, Ronald Thomas
438334
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KRAEMER, John Robert
401699
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle near Shouldham, Norfolk U.K
KRIEG, Carl Victor
437425
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. over France, Langon. Target Vierson France
KRUCK, Norman Thomas
435368
Killed
Leading Aircraftman
Aircraft accident Lady Julia Percy Island Vic. Australia
KRUTLI, Reginald Arthur
421870
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. From UK target Berlin Germany
KRYGGER, Joseph Robert
449836
Discharged
Sergeant
KUCHEL, Herbert John
438895
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KUHL, Norman Modral
436920
Discharged
Warrant Officer
KUM-JEW, Ronald Irvine
444639
Discharged
Sergeant
KYD, Wallace Rosebery
60132
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
KYRWOOD, William Stephen
427124
Discharged
Warrant Officer

Acknowledgements

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