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
LACEY, Harold James
431202
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LADE, Barrie Sydney
428327
Discharged
Flying Officer
LADE, Bruce Ian
438349
Discharged
Sergeant
LADYMAN, Brian Carter
436921
Killed
Leading Aircraftman
Aircraft accident Lady Julia Percy Island Vic. Australia
LADYMAN, Mervyn Bruce
441392
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LADYMAN, Maxwell Edwin
427333
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAITY, Lloyd Spencer
408852
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAKE, Blair Hingston
416153
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LAKE, Warwick St John
74577
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LAKE, Peter Rosslyn
428328
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAKEMAN, Albert James
436554
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LAMB, Allan William
427334
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LAMB, Douglas Frederick
433514
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAMB, Peter Whitney
444247
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LAMBERT, Robert
442351
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental New Guinea area
LAMBERT, Alfred Leonard
409318
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air Operations near Crowlands U.K
LAMBLE, Francis Stephen
400388
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle target Rheims,France
LAMOND, Henry James
404212
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. Sumatra
LAMOND, William McMillan
404213
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LAMPARD, Walter Henry
429814
Discharged
Pilot Officer
LANCASTER, Frank Arnold
436200
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LANCEY, Walter Ross
436154
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LANDON, Edward Robert
449748
Discharged
Sergeant
LANDQUIST, Alfred Stanislawl
427684
Discharged
Flying Officer
LANDSBERG, James William
404759
Killed (POW)
Warrant Officer
Prisoner of War Java.
LANE, Alfred Tremayne Wills
438787
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LANE, Bernard James
445553
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LANE, George Albert
445593
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LANE, Ivan Daniel
416381
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LANE, John Ross McLeod
444018
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LANG, John Harold Albert
449911
Discharged
Corporal
LANG, Max Bramley
416734
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LANGDON, Kenneth Charles
450160
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LANGE, Ivo Alfred Matthews
412975
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LANGLEY, Keith Albert
417496
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental England
LANGLEY, Kenneth Harcourt
417205
Discharged
Pilot Officer
LANGLEY, William
402035
Discharged
Aircraftman
LANGOULANT, Thomas Bruce
406531
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Norwegian Sea
LANGWORTHY, Harry Francis
424871
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LARKIN, John David
438256
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LARKIN, Kenneth Herbert
445461
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LARSEN, Christopher William
431776
Discharged
Flying Officer
LARSEN, Richard Joseph
415999
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LARTER, James Arthur Glyn
427518
Discharged
Flying Officer
LATHAM, Douglas Scott
409556
Discharged
Pilot Officer
LATHAM, Thomas Richard
64179
Discharged
Sergeant
LATHBY, Frederick Norman
427100
Discharged
Flying Officer
LATHLEAN, Francis Lee
427914
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LATTA, Andrew Rowlan
401222
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LAUER, Frederick Charles christian
409151
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAUGHTON, Bruce Cooper
417647
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAUGHTON, Ivan Alfred Harold
407503
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
LAUGHTON, Leslie John
431106
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LAVER, Douglas Henry
2877
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LAVERICK, George Russell
400557
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAW, John Louis
417648
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LAWES, Allan Spencer
418853
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LAWES, Jefferey Livingston
416083
Discharged
Pilot Officer
LAWLER, Leslie John
419318
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
LAWN, Ronald Herbert
427652
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Over Germany target Berlin. Killed in action Muckendorf, Germany.
LAWRENCE, Dennis Louis James
404018
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
LAWRENCE, Douglas Henry
437426
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
LAWRENCE, Lester
444676
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LAWRENCE, Raymond Herbert
406677
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAWRENCE, William James
410243
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAWRIE, Robert
449623
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LAWRIE, Robert James Kedda
440936
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LAWRIE, Stanley Thomas
428614
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAWRY, Alan Henry
418132
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the UK flying battle Germany
LAWRY, Walter Douglas
427519
Discharged
Corporal
LAWSON, Arthur Noel
449068
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LAWSON, Arthur Robert Ivor
408582
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAWSON, Daniel Allen
430212
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LAWSON, Frank Ronald
409718
Discharged
Sergeant
LAWSON, Frederick George
416585
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LAWSON, Neville Ross
406785
Discharged
Flying Officer
LAWSON, Stanley Stephen
40108
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LAWSON, Lloyd George
401223
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LAWTON, Ronald William
406599
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LAWTON, Lindsay Hugh
407504
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LAY, Donald William
408248
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Milne Bay
LAY, Walter John
408079
Killed
Sergeant
Flying accident Ambon Indonesia
LAYFIELD, Raymond John
418437
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LAYTON, Raymond Charles
444752
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LE CUSSAN, Vincent Stanley
444294
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LE FEUVRE, Eric Deane
440504
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Le LIEVRE, Stanley Victor
439476
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Le PAGE, Leslie Alick
400389
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LE POIDEVIN, Gordon Phillip
437964
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LE SUEUR, Christopher Aubin
404297
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LE VELL, Richard Charles
136130
Discharged
Sergeant
LEA, John Deane
A4436
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LEABEATER, Bruce
134831
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LEACH, Colin Hedley
41352
Killed
Sergeant
Illness Heidelberg Vic.
LEACH, Harold Hollis
417763
Discharged
Pilot Officer
LEACH, Roland Hughes
429707
Discharged
Flying Officer
LEAHY, David Joseph
427915
Discharged
Flying Officer
LEAHY, Leo Warren
437860
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LEAK, Douglas Raymond
429816
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LEAMAN, Ronald Godfrey
41234
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LEANEY, Eric James
417857
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LEARMONTH, James Alfred
444249
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LEARMONTH, Hugh Douglas Haig
400879
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LEE, Cyril Francis
404019
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft failed to return from a patrol off North African Coast
LEE, Mervyn Thomas
410993
Killed
Warrant Officer
Non-operational flight Europa Point near Gibralta
LEE, Wesley Sutton
431469
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LEE, William John
427916
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LEED, Wilfred George
419049
Discharged
Flying Officer
LEEDER, John Edward
417585
Discharged
Flying Officer
LEESUE, Clarence Melville
417649
Killed
Pilot Officer
Aircraft Accident King Island TAS. Australia
LEFROY, John Mervyn
406145
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. Derna Harbour, Libya
LEGGO, Charles Harry Stringer
418134
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Bay of Biscay
LEHMAN, William Rex
417309
Discharged
Corporal
LEHRKE, Henry Keith
449476
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LEIGHTON, Roy Smeaton
427337
Discharged
Flying Officer
LEISK, Henry
402036
Killed
Pilot Officer
Air ops. Over Bengahsi, Libya
LEITCH, Allan George
437427
Discharged
Sergeant
LEITCH, Archibald Duncan
419659
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LEMIN, William John
427203
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Dusseldorf Germany body recovered Limbourg Belgium
LENERTZ, Harold Francis
445124
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LENIHAN, Denis Aloysius
416435
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental aircraft crash at Eversley, near Mt. Cole.Victoria Australia
LENIHAN, Joseph Barker
416866
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LENNON, William Robert
441634
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LENNOX, Ian William Scott
434153
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LENNOX, Joseph Kenrick William
434420
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LENOX, Kevin Gordon
428722
Discharged
Pilot Officer
LEONARD, John
449374
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LEONARD, Raymond Haines
416436
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle target Gelsenkirchen Germany
LEONE, Robert Claude
29027
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LESCHEN, William Allen
437761
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LETCHER, Lloyd Edgar
437139
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LETHLEAN, William Leslie
415803
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LETTS, John
441394
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LEUNIG, Geoffrey
406329
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LEUNIG, Patrick Ray
436524
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LEVER, Reginald Richard
428254
Discharged
Flying Officer
LEVEY, Geoffrey
449375
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LEVITT, Victor Frank
402203
Discharged
Flying Officer
LEVY, Edward Russell
433020
Killed
Pilot Officer
Accidental Tocumwal N.S.W
LEWER, Garth Percival
434112
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LEWIS, Alan Edward
431362
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Celebes
LEWIS, Byron
400057
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LEWIS, Frederick James
47073
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LEWIS, Glenn Davis
441791
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LEWIS, Harold Victor
406146
Killed (POW)
Sergeant
Died a prisoner off the Japanese Coast
LEWIS, John Ormond
59617
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LEWIS, John Vernor
437969
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LEWIS, Kenneth James
400178
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LEWIS, Leonard
444556
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LEWIS, Raymond
436412
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LEWIS, Vivian Roy
407104
Killed
Sergeant
Killed in action Atlantic Ocean - died at sea
LEWTHWAITE, Kenneth
440937
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LEYDEN, Edwin Timothy
430793
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LIDDELL, Charles Robert
441151
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LIDGERWOOD, Geoffrey Frank
11436
Killed
Aircraftman 1
Accidental ground accident Ballarat
LIEFMAN, Charles Edward
400634
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LIGHTBODY, Robert Thomas
415668
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from U.K target Sofia Marshalling Yds. Bulgaria
LILLIS, James Patrick
436201
Discharged
Pilot Officer
LILLYWHITE, Richard James
416101
Discharged
Flying Officer
LIMB, Maxwell Allen
406147
Discharged
Flying Officer
LINDLEY, George Grey
427712
Killed (POW)
Pilot Officer
Prisoner of War Celebes
LINDNER, Robert Oakley
122743
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LINDORFF, Eric Knight
427835
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LINDROTH, James Cyril
431779
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LINDSAY, Edmund Mailer
400058
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Greece
LINDSAY, Frederick George
411921
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LINDSAY, John David
419074
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
LINDSAY, Peter Bell
440581
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LINDSCHAU, Gilbert Arthur
407032
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
LINDSEY, Robert Collyer
406218
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. From Australia Timor
LINEHAM, James Arthur
431628
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LINKSON, John Francis
437525
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LINNETT, Rex
437348
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LINTON, John Thomas
427125
Discharged
Flying Officer
LINTON, Norman Royce
410605
Killed
Leading Aircraftman
Accidental U.K
LIPZKER, Ronald Edmond
431629
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LISHMAN, Thomas Harry Tabor
26534
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LISTON, Ward Joseph
431847
Killed
Flying Officer
Killed air ops. Ceram Island Dutch East Indies
LITHGO , Howard Courtney
406182
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LITTLEJOHN, Gerad Francis
419190
Discharged
Sergeant
LITTLEJOHN, William Edward
4629
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident Brewster Vic. Australia
LLOYD, Hugh Herbert
401508
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Newark UK
LLOYD, John Edwin
427917
Discharged
Flying Officer
LLOYD, Loftus Francis St Clair
407033
Discharged
Flying Officer
LLOYD, Walter George
436525
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LOADER, Richard Harold
416439
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
LOBB, Jeffrey Herbert
400179
Discharged
Flying Officer
LOBB, Leonard Charles
418965
Discharged
Squadron Leader
LOCK, William Matthew
431630
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LOCKHART, Joseph
401041
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. Far East, Malaya.
LOCKLIER, Norman Edward
419321
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle North Sea Hasselt Belgium
LOCKYER, Ian Elliott
427126
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
LODDERS, Robert Richard
428654
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LODGE, Jack Henry
411922
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LODGE, Wallace Eugene
407868
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Italy
LOFTHOUSE, Thomas Victor
427339
Discharged
Flying Officer
LOGUE, Robert Ferdinand
445321
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
LOMMAN, Melville Douglas
416870
Discharged
Warrant Officer
LONDON, Alexander Edmund
429708
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
LONDON, Eric
433322
Discharged
Flying Officer

Acknowledgements

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