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
MACARTHUR, Lorne Campbell
433927
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
MACARTNEY, Allan Thomas
438789
Discharged
Warrant Officer
36 SQN
MACDONALD, Alexander
445863
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
MacDONALD, Angus Desmond
417210
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 OTU
MACDONALD, Gordon hartley
429989
Discharged
Flying Officer
RAF Beccles
MACDONALD, Kenneth Raymond
433612
Discharged
Flying Officer
23 Sqn
MacDONALD, Wilfred Tasman
417221
Discharged
Flying Officer
NE HQ
MACFARLANE, Philip Hosken
428226
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOS
MACFARLANE, Ronald Theodore
442011
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 Eng Sch
MacFARLANE, Thomas Donald Stuart
433253
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
25 SQN
MacGREGOR-KING, Thomas Freer
407178
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe - 12 SQN
MACHIN, Robert Joseph Donald
438044
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
6 Per Dep
MACINTOSH, Peter Caleb
444254
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
13 SQN
MacINTOSH, Ronald Kiteley
416273
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 Hosp
MACINTYRE, Forbes
419427
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
82 R Wing O33157
MACINTYRE, Lance Steven
436043
Discharged
Pilot Officer
22 Sqn
MACK, Bevan John
407296
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
34 SQN
MACKAY, Athol Albert
406657
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
85 SQN
MACKAY, Basil Innes
416505
Discharged
Flying Officer
GRS
MACKAY, John Bernard
418441
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HQ SA
MacKENZIE, Douglas John
417211
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Chambly France - 75 SQN
MACKENZIE, Stuart Duncan
409164
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1WAGS
MACKEY, Hugh Lister
400180
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
59 SQN
MACKINNON, Daniel Fredrick
444559
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
4 STT Adel
MacLAINE, Harry Douglas
408227
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
85 Wing
MACLEAN, Bruce George Walker
444896
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
MACLEAN, Wallace Bruce
409930
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 AD Gianaclis
MacLEOD, James Keith
407870
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
34 SQN
MACMAHON, Joseph Gerard
434711
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
GRS Bairnsdale
MACNISH, Keith Jefferey
436925
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
MACPHERSON, John Keith
29556
Discharged
Warrant Officer
TDC Pearce
MACRAE [DFM], Alexander William
401312
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
21 SQN
MACTAGGART, Douglas Campbell
453000
Discharged
Aircraftman
Sig Sch
MACTAGGART, Ronald Bruce
444453
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Canberra
MACTIER, Robert
431322
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
MADDEFORD, Noel William
437983
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
12 Aircraft Repair Depot
MADDEN, Douglas John
439772
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
MADDEN, John
409972
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 WAGS
MADDERN, Albert Francis
417864
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
VGS Sect
MADDERN, John Royston
401824
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Koepang, Dutch Timor. - 2 SQN
MADDERN, William Ross
418442
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 COM
MADDOCK, Albert Edward
449927
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Laverton
MADER, Lloyd Leonard
437312
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 Med Reh
MADIGAN, Norman James
406982
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
40 SQN
MADSEN, Alan Sydney
416508
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 AOS Port Pirie
MAFFEY, John Leonard Francome
400119
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
7 OTU
MAGEE, Reginald Arthur
406303
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ME HQ
MAGUIRE, James Anthony
419622
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
84 OBU
MAGUIRE, Robert Thomas
439658
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9ACHU
MAHER, Clifford Archibald
449626
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
MAHER, James
430503
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 EMBD
MAHER, John Francis
421430
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS 3 wags
MAHER, John Phillip
406533
Discharged
Flying Officer
20 SQN
MAHER, Norman Ralph
444803
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
MAHER, Stanley Frederick
439269
Discharged
Warrant Officer
6 RAAF Hospital
MAHER, John Martin
409844
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Switzerland - 467 SQN
MAHOOD, James Eric
416509
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
4 EMB
MAIDEN, Frederick William
407826
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
2 BAGS
MAIN, Anthony Clifton
406049
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
458 SQN
MAIN, Phillip Leesdale
406148
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 OTU
MAINLAND, Ian Lerwick
408815
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle St George's Channel to Blanche Bay area south of Rabaul. - 8 SQN
MALCOM [AFC], Arthur William Primrose
407206
Discharged
Flying Officer
Laverton
MALLABY, George Gilmour
402092
Killed
Pilot Officer
Killed in action over Benghazi, North Africa. - Polebrook
MALLET, Edward Jack
444954
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
MALONE, Hugh Joseph
436847
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 SQN
MALONE, John Alfred
401042
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
MALONE, Laurence Stephen
430876
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 SQN
MALONEY, Francis
410995
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Wewak Dutch New Guinea - 100 SQN
MALONEY, Patrick
71062
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
MANDOUIT, William John
431727
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
115 ASRF
MANLY, Arthur Thomas
431130
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 SQN
MANN, Charles Francis
431633
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Lav TD&R Sect
MANN, Ernest Samuel
415037
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 COM
MANN, Harry James
408912
Discharged
Warrant Officer
200 F Leyburn
MANN, Laurence William
403031
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
20 SQN
MANN, Leslie Ernest
441286
Discharged
Warrant Officer
94 Sqn
MANN, Norman Bessell
409271
Discharged
Flying Officer
67 SQN
MANN, Percival James
401043
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
36 SQN
MANN, Ronald
432240
Discharged
Flying Officer
30 Sqn.
MANNERS, Jack James
436249
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental U.K - 27 OTU
MANNING, John Alfred
407124
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
42 SQN
MANNING, Norman Walter
445820
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
MANNING, Paul Clyde Thomas
416772
Discharged
Flying Officer
5 COM
MANNION, Ronald Gary
441614
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
6 Wir U
MANSELL, Jack Peter
436085
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental Worcestershire England - 61 SQN RCAF
MANSELL, Kevin William
415674
Discharged
Flying Officer
30 OTU
MANSELL, William Thomas
22819
Discharged
Flying Officer
11 SQN
MARKS, Albert John
441422
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 Com U
MARKS, Henry Owen
403223
Discharged
Flying Officer
4 OTU
MARKS, Howard William Norman
404214
Discharged
Pilot Officer
21 PTC
MARLAND, Gordon Edward
415544
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Aegean Sea - STN GIANACLIS
MARLOW, Ronald George
417502
Discharged
Flying Officer
1674 HCU RAF
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 - 36 SQN
MARRINER, Francis Charles
401044
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea - 6 B/SQN Lav
MARRIOTT, Kenneth John
430388
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
21 [HB] SQN
MARRIOTT, Leslie Robert
444593
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 AD
MARRON, Leonard Joseph
416773
Discharged
Warrant Officer
6 Hospit A4417
MARS, Stanley John
401045
Discharged
Flying Officer
AA&GSch
MARSDEN, Stuart Edward
412559
Killed
Sergeant
Flying accident Swan Reach Vic. Australia - 1 OTU Bairnsdale
MARSH, Keith Thomas
427622
Discharged
Flying Officer
459 SQN
MARSH, Peter Andrew
417311
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Madgeburg Germany - 97 SQN
MARSHALL, Bryant Thomas
417391
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
460 SQN
MARSHALL, Charles Maxwell
436560
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 OTU
MARSHALL, Charles Meredith
431782
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
Gen Recc School
MARSHALL, Douglas Philemon Gelven
416185
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
2 SQN
MARSHALL, Graham Henry James
430285
Discharged
Warrant Officer
112 ASRF
MARSHALL, James Rowe
417095
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
4 EMB Dep
MARSHALL, John Charles
444256
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SIG Sch Pt Cook
MARSHALL, Mervyn
427527
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany target Cologne - 460 SQN
MARSHALL, Murray Gordon
418139
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Died of injuries at 51 General Hospital West Africa - RAF Waterloo
MARSHALL, Robert Leonard
427343
Discharged
Aircraftman
5 EMBD Subiaco
MARSHALL, Robert Nesbitt
401046
Discharged
Flying Officer
11 OTU
MARSHAM, Robert
418444
Discharged
Flying Officer
4 OTU
MARTIN, Albert Jack
407297
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
14 AFCS
MARTIN, Bruce Hamilton
428992
Discharged
Pilot Officer
466 SQN
MARTIN, Bruce Peter
429982
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2AOSch Mt Gambier
MARTIN, Colin Hillier
417392
Killed
Flight Sergeant
463 Sqn
MARTIN, Daniel
440124
Discharged
Flying Officer
5 AD
MARTIN, Douglas Thorne
407681
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Scotland - 455 SQN
MARTIN, Francis Geoffrey
430143
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
6 SQN
MARTIN, Howard Allan
407506
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
5 Medreh
MARTIN, Ian Craig
440938
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
MARTIN, John Nicholas
427217
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
MARTIN, John William
415164
Discharged
Corporal
HQR Western Area
MARTIN, Neil Frank
400561
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
24 SQN
MARTIN, Phillip Daniel
401325
Killed
Sergeant
Air Ops. Middle East Libya - 1437 SRF
MARTIN, Richard Edwin
441894
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
MARTIN, Ronald Arthur
442012
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
MARTIN, Ronald James
20741
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
93 Sqd
MARTIN, Sidney William
415260
Discharged
Warrant Officer
PEARCE
MARTIN, Trevor Laurence
431180
Discharged
Flying Officer
100 SQN
MARTIN, Philip Andrew
406441
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
460 SQN
MARTIN [DFC], Lawrence James
404152
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
MARTIN [DFC], Keith Alexander
418140
Discharged
Wing Commander
HEADQUARTERS OPERATIONAL COMMAND
MARTYR, Horace Llewllyn Clyde
400635
Discharged
Flying Officer
201 FL
MASEL, Colin Copel
441361
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
MASHFORD, Owen
449837
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
MASKELL, Ernest Percy
410812
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 OTU
MASON, Charles George
438019
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
3 OTU Rathmines
MASON, Clifton
432223
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
15 AHU
MASON, Jack Levison
402037
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS Med Unfit
MASON, Noel George
22175
Discharged
Squadron Leader
HQ SUP Melb.
MASON, Vivian Donald
441494
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
25 SQN
MASTERS, William Grigg
47119
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
24 SQN
MATHESON, Alistair Gollan McKittrick
416691
Discharged
Warrant Officer
24 SQN
MATHEWS, John Fancourt
436002
Discharged
Warrant Officer
100 SQN
MATSON, Donald Ernest
429763
Discharged
Flying Officer
9 ACHU
MATTHEW, William Middleton
442474
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
MATTHEWS, Alexander Thomas
416877
Discharged
Sergeant
2 EMB D
MATTHEWS, Arthur Leonard
437691
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
Gen Rec School Bairnsdale
MATTHEWS, George Rupert
428498
Discharged
Flying Officer
50 SQN
MATTHEWS, Jack Alexander
429633
Discharged
Flying Officer
43 Sqn
MATTHEWS, Kenneth John
442279
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
MATTHEWS, Noel
438082
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ [DSD]
MATTHEWS, Thomas Edward
417224
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 OTU
MATTNER, Reginald Frederick
416274
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
Sch of Adm
MAUGER, Gordon Charles
415343
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
MAUNSELL, Bernard Kingston
410001
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle target Berlin Germany - 12 SQN Sch
MAURER, William Verdun
429721
Discharged
Flying Officer
467 SQN
MAWDSLEY, Jack
407367
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle target enermy ships at Kema Bay, Celebes, Netherlands East Indies - 2 B Sqn Lav
MAXTON, Eric James
427655
Discharged
Flying Officer
1315 FL
MAXWELL, Norns Reginald
430933
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 OTU
MAXWELL, Thomas William
415813
Discharged
Flying Officer
29 OTU
MAXWELL [DFC], Ivan David
407947
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
AGS
May, Barrie George
432225
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 AHU
MAY, Donald Bernard
429820
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Target Weisbaden Germany - 460 SQN
May, Ewan Charles
406331
Discharged
Sergeant
2ED Hosp Pool
May, Geoffrey Ernest
437146
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 AOSch
May, Jack
439112
Discharged
Warrant Officer
112 ASRU
May, Kenneth William
436053
Discharged
Flying Officer
461 SQN
May, Philip Francis
439123
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
MAY, Philip Stroud
429831
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Laon France - 76 SQN
MAY [DSO], Roy David
402204
Discharged
Squadron Leader
BPO ACSEA
MAYFIELD, Royden George
442355
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
25 SQN
MAYNE, Alexander Ronald
418448
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Darwin
MAYO, Bruce Leonard
449929
Discharged
Flying Officer
A&G Rad Sch
MAYON, Harry Tyson
436156
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
MAYS, Edwin Frank
455084
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
Mc GRATH, Ronald
441794
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ N A
Mc KENZIE, John Colin
11787
Discharged
Squadron Leader
HQAMB
McADAM, John Hugh
427003
Discharged
Flying Officer
462 SQN
McADAM, Kenneth James
418548
Discharged
Sergeant
TDC Laverton
McALEER, Leslie Noel
444820
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
McALLEN, William Albert
407294
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe,target Emden - 99 SQN
McALPINE, Robert Hugh
445025
Discharged
Flying Officer
HQ Rathmines
McARTHUR, Jack Daniel
430264
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ E/A
McARTHUR, Norman
400880
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
100 SQN
McASEY, Norman Stanley
409572
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
McASKILL, Colin Douglas
407505
Killed
Sergeant
Flying accident Middle East - 70 OTU
McASKILL, Roderick Angus
437527
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 SQN
McAULEY, Lindsay Edward
402093
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle India area - 11 SQN
MCAULIFFE, Francis
427602
Discharged
Warrant Officer
ACAC
McAULIFFE, William Russell
424701
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe, target Ruhr area, Germany. - 464 Sqn
McBEATH, Donald Drake
436414
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Cranfield RAF
McBRIDE, John Wesley
429083
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
8 [RCAF] OTU Canada
McCALLUM, Keith Archibald
441479
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
McCALLUM, Norman Francis Dougald
418001
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental [air crash] Northern Ireland - 5 OTU
McCALLUM, Ross Duncan
416046
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 AOS
McCANN, Bernard Charles
427654
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
McCANN, Percival Keith
409426
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 SQN

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