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
MACARTHUR, Lorne Campbell
433927
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MACARTNEY, Allan Thomas
438789
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MACDONALD, Alexander
445863
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MacDONALD, Angus Desmond
417210
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MACDONALD, Gordon hartley
429989
Discharged
Flying Officer
MACDONALD, Kenneth Raymond
433612
Discharged
Flying Officer
MacDONALD, Wilfred Tasman
417221
Discharged
Flying Officer
MACFARLANE, Philip Hosken
428226
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MACFARLANE, Ronald Theodore
442011
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MacFARLANE, Thomas Donald Stuart
433253
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MacGREGOR-KING, Thomas Freer
407178
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe
MACHIN, Robert Joseph Donald
438044
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MACINTOSH, Peter Caleb
444254
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MacINTOSH, Ronald Kiteley
416273
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MACINTYRE, Forbes
419427
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MACINTYRE, Lance Steven
436043
Discharged
Pilot Officer
MACK, Bevan John
407296
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MACKAY, Athol Albert
406657
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MACKAY, Basil Innes
416505
Discharged
Flying Officer
MACKAY, John Bernard
418441
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MacKENZIE, Douglas John
417211
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Chambly France
MACKENZIE, Stuart Duncan
409164
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MACKEY, Hugh Lister
400180
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MACKINNON, Daniel Fredrick
444559
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MacLAINE, Harry Douglas
408227
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MACLEAN, Bruce George Walker
444896
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MACLEAN, Wallace Bruce
409930
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MacLEOD, James Keith
407870
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MACMAHON, Joseph Gerard
434711
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MACNISH, Keith Jefferey
436925
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MACPHERSON, John Keith
29556
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MACTAGGART, Douglas Campbell
453000
Discharged
Aircraftman
MACTAGGART, Ronald Bruce
444453
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MACTIER, Robert
431322
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MADDEFORD, Noel William
437983
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MADDEN, Douglas John
439772
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MADDEN, John
409972
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MADDERN, Albert Francis
417864
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MADDERN, John Royston
401824
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Koepang, Dutch Timor.
MADDERN, William Ross
418442
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MADDOCK, Albert Edward
449927
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MADER, Lloyd Leonard
437312
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MADIGAN, Norman James
406982
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
MADSEN, Alan Sydney
416508
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MAFFEY, John Leonard Francome
400119
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MAGEE, Reginald Arthur
406303
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MAGUIRE, James Anthony
419622
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MAGUIRE, Robert Thomas
439658
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MAHER, Clifford Archibald
449626
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MAHER, James
430503
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MAHER, John Francis
421430
Discharged
Sergeant
MAHER, John Martin
409844
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Switzerland
MAHER, John Phillip
406533
Discharged
Flying Officer
MAHER, Norman Ralph
444803
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MAHER, Stanley Frederick
439269
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MAHOOD, James Eric
416509
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MAIDEN, Frederick William
407826
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MAIN, Anthony Clifton
406049
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
MAIN, Phillip Leesdale
406148
Discharged
Flying Officer
MAINLAND, Ian Lerwick
408815
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle St George's Channel to Blanche Bay area south of Rabaul.
MALCOLM, Arthur William Primrose
407206
Discharged
Flying Officer
MALLABY, George Gilmour
402092
Killed
Pilot Officer
Killed in action over Benghazi, North Africa.
MALLET, Edward Jack
444954
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MALONE, Hugh Joseph
436847
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MALONE, John Alfred
401042
Discharged
Flying Officer
MALONE, Laurence Stephen
430876
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MALONEY, Francis
410995
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Wewak Dutch New Guinea
MALONEY, Patrick
71062
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MANDOUIT, William John
431727
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MANLY, Arthur Thomas
431130
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MANN, Charles Francis
431633
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MANN, Ernest Samuel
415037
Discharged
Flying Officer
MANN, Harry James
408912
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MANN, Laurence William
403031
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MANN, Leslie Ernest
441286
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MANN, Norman Bessell
409271
Discharged
Flying Officer
MANN, Percival James
401043
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
MANN, Ronald
432240
Discharged
Flying Officer
MANNERS, Jack James
436249
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental U.K
MANNING, John Alfred
407124
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MANNING, Norman Walter
445820
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MANNING, Paul Clyde Thomas
416772
Discharged
Flying Officer
MANNION, Ronald Gary
441614
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MANSELL, Jack Peter
436085
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental Worcestershire England
MANSELL, Kevin William
415674
Discharged
Flying Officer
MANSELL, William Thomas
22819
Discharged
Flying Officer
MARKS, Albert John
441422
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MARKS, Henry Owen
403223
Discharged
Flying Officer
MARKS, Howard William Norman
404214
Discharged
Pilot Officer
MARLAND, Gordon Edward
415544
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Aegean Sea
MARLOW, Ronald George
417502
Discharged
Flying Officer
MARONEY, William Henry
439481
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Died of injuries which resulted from a fall from a service vehicle on the tarmac No. 5 Comm. Unit
MARRINER, Francis Charles
401044
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea
MARRIOTT, Kenneth John
430388
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MARRIOTT, Leslie Robert
444593
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MARRON, Leonard Joseph
416773
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MARS, Stanley John
401045
Discharged
Flying Officer
MARSDEN, Stuart Edward
412559
Killed
Sergeant
Flying accident Swan Reach Vic. Australia
MARSH, Keith Thomas
427622
Discharged
Flying Officer
MARSH, Peter Andrew
417311
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Madgeburg Germany
MARSHALL, Bryant Thomas
417391
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MARSHALL, Charles Maxwell
436560
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MARSHALL, Charles Meredith
431782
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MARSHALL, Douglas Philemon Gelven
416185
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MARSHALL, Graham Henry James
430285
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MARSHALL, James Rowe
417095
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MARSHALL, John Charles
444256
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MARSHALL, Mervyn
427527
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany target Cologne
MARSHALL, Murray Gordon
418139
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Died of injuries at 51 General Hospital West Africa
MARSHALL, Robert Leonard
427343
Discharged
Aircraftman
MARSHALL, Robert Nesbitt
401046
Discharged
Flying Officer
MARSHAM, Robert
418444
Discharged
Flying Officer
MARTIN, Albert Jack
407297
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MARTIN, Bruce Hamilton
428992
Discharged
Pilot Officer
MARTIN, Bruce Peter
429982
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MARTIN, Colin Hillier
417392
Killed
Flight Sergeant
MARTIN, Daniel
440124
Discharged
Flying Officer
MARTIN, Douglas Thorne
407681
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Scotland
MARTIN, Francis Geoffrey
430143
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MARTIN, Howard Allan
407506
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
MARTIN, Ian Craig
440938
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MARTIN, John Nicholas
427217
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MARTIN, John William
415164
Discharged
Corporal
MARTIN, Neil Frank
400561
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MARTIN, Philip Andrew
406441
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
MARTIN, Phillip Daniel
401325
Killed
Sergeant
Air Ops. Middle East Libya
MARTIN, Richard Edwin
441894
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MARTIN, Ronald Arthur
442012
Discharged
Sergeant
MARTIN, Ronald James
20741
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MARTIN, Sidney William
415260
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MARTIN, Trevor Laurence
431180
Discharged
Flying Officer
MARTIN, Lawrence James
404152
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MARTYR, Horace Llewllyn Clyde
400635
Discharged
Flying Officer
MASEL, Colin Copel
441361
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MASHFORD, Owen
449837
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MASKELL, Ernest Percy
410812
Discharged
Flying Officer
MASON, Charles George
438019
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MASON, Clifton
432223
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MASON, Jack Levison
402037
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MASON, Noel George
22175
Discharged
Squadron Leader
MASON, Vivian Donald
441494
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MASTERS, William Grigg
47119
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MATHESON, Alistair Gollan McKittrick
416691
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MATHEWS, John Fancourt
436002
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MATSON, Donald Ernest
429763
Discharged
Flying Officer
MATTHEW, William Middleton
442474
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MATTHEWS, Alexander Thomas
416877
Discharged
Sergeant
MATTHEWS, Arthur Leonard
437691
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MATTHEWS, George Rupert
428498
Discharged
Flying Officer
MATTHEWS, Jack Alexander
429633
Discharged
Flying Officer
MATTHEWS, Kenneth John
442279
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MATTHEWS, Noel
438082
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
MATTHEWS, Thomas Edward
417224
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MATTNER, Reginald Frederick
416274
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
MAUGER, Gordon Charles
415343
Discharged
Flying Officer
MAUNSELL, Bernard Kingston
410001
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle target Berlin Germany
MAURER, William Verdun
429721
Discharged
Flying Officer
MAWDSLEY, Jack
407367
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle target enermy ships at Kema Bay, Celebes, Netherlands East Indies
MAXTON, Eric James
427655
Discharged
Flying Officer
MAXWELL, Norns Reginald
430933
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MAXWELL, Thomas William
415813
Discharged
Flying Officer
MAXWELL, Ivan David
407947
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
May, Barrie George
432225
Discharged
Warrant Officer
May, Donald Bernard
429820
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Target Weisbaden Germany
May, Ewan Charles
406331
Discharged
Sergeant
May, Geoffrey Ernest
437146
Discharged
Flying Officer
May, Jack
439112
Discharged
Warrant Officer
May, Kenneth William
436053
Discharged
Flying Officer
May, Philip Francis
439123
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
May, Philip Stroud
429831
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Laon France
MAY, Roy David
402204
Discharged
Squadron Leader
MAYFIELD, Royden George
442355
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
MAYNE, Alexander Ronald
418448
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MAYO, Bruce Leonard
449929
Discharged
Flying Officer
MAYON, Harry Tyson
436156
Discharged
Warrant Officer
MAYS, Edwin Frank
455084
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Mc GRATH, Ronald
441794
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Mc KENZIE, John Colin
11787
Discharged
Squadron Leader
McADAM, John Hugh
427003
Discharged
Flying Officer
McADAM, Kenneth James
418548
Discharged
Sergeant
McALEER, Leslie Noel
444820
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
McALLEN, William Albert
407294
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe,target Emden
McALPINE, Robert Hugh
445025
Discharged
Flying Officer
McARTHUR, Jack Daniel
430264
Discharged
Warrant Officer
McARTHUR, Norman
400880
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
McASEY, Norman Stanley
409572
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
McASKILL, Colin Douglas
407505
Killed
Sergeant
Flying accident Middle East
McASKILL, Roderick Angus
437527
Discharged
Warrant Officer
McAULEY, Lindsay Edward
402093
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle India area
MCAULIFFE, Francis
427602
Discharged
Warrant Officer
McAULIFFE, William Russell
424701
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe, target Ruhr area, Germany.
McBEATH, Donald Drake
436414
Discharged
Warrant Officer
McBRIDE, John Wesley
429083
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
McCALLUM, Keith Archibald
441479
Discharged
Warrant Officer
McCALLUM, Norman Francis Dougald
418001
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental [air crash] Northern Ireland
McCALLUM, Ross Duncan
416046
Discharged
Flying Officer
McCANN, Bernard Charles
427654
Discharged
Warrant Officer
McCANN, Percival Keith
409426
Discharged
Warrant Officer
McCARRON, Douglas Graham
429016
Discharged
Warrant Officer
McCARTHY, Eugene Patrick
416348
Discharged
Flying Officer

Acknowledgements

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