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
NAGEL, Walter John
406460
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Netherlands East Indies
NAIRN, Neville Clarke
429729
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NALLEN, Charles Patrick
427537
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Downham Market Norfolk UK
NANKERVIS, Jack
407034
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
NANSCAWEN, Gordon Royal
438020
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NASH, George Edward
419449
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe target D'Esserent France
NASH [DFM], James Alexander
410368
Killed
Pilot Officer
Air ops. Jacquinot Bay New Britian
NATION, Thomas Aitken
430859
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NATT, Geoffrey
437354
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NATTRASS, James William
442477
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying accident off Japan
NATTRASS [DFM], Kevin Lewis
407989
Discharged
Flying Officer
NAYDA, Errol Claude
419533
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed in action, flying battle, Egersund Habour Norway
NEAGLE, Gerald Ivan
442629
Discharged
Sergeant
NEAGLE, John Leo
417101
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NEAL, Alan Francis Leo
419534
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NEAL, Bruce Harley
431328
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NEATE, Edward William Phoenix
410709
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NEATE, George Ian Hamilton
419702
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Buru, Maluka in Indonesia
NEEDHAM, Trevor Brian Cecil
406624
Discharged
Flying Officer
NEEDS, John France
416278
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NEIKLEJOHN, Ernest Gordon
415814
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NEILSEN, James Thomas
431509
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NEILSEN, Mervyn Lindsay
444565
Discharged
Sergeant
NEILSON, Mervyn Leslie
441049
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NEILSON, Wilson John
400636
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NELDER, Leo Frederick
442478
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NELL, Frederick John Gordon
400120
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Far East
NELSON, Allan Caldwell
436132
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NELSON, Bruce Morris
416125
Discharged
Flying Officer
NELSON, Ian Charles
438812
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NELSON, Rowland Clifton
433533
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle New Guinea
NETHERCLIFT, Ronald Albert Martin
445249
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NEUMANN, Ronald Maxwell
431109
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NEVILLE, Reginald Bruce
436475
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NEWALL, Charles Henry
419966
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NEWBEY, Norman Lindsay
427015
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident Charndon Buckinghamshire UK
NEWBURY, William Charles
407507
Discharged
Flying Officer
NEWCOMB, John Robert
433692
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NEWCOMBE, Donald James
449386
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NEWHAM, John Lewis
402038
Discharged
Sergeant
NEWITT, Arnold James
440380
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NEWMAN, Albert William
436929
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NEWMAN, George Henry
427929
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Stuttgart Germany
NEWMAN, John William
431234
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
NEWMAN, Reginald
429864
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NEWPORT, Norman Ignatius
407508
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
NEWSTEAD, Graham Ross
416882
Discharged
Flying Officer
NEWTON, Louis
428619
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NEWTON, Robert Joseph
436337
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NICHOL, Keith Edward
404151
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
NICHOL, William Noel
404038
Discharged
Squadron Leader
NICHOLAS, Allan Graham
435502
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NICHOLAS, Douglas Thomas
449253
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NICHOLAS, William James
401529
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
NICHOLL, Laurence Keith
415383
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Aegean Sea
NICHOLLS, Desmond Lloyd
441979
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NICHOLS, Kenneth Allan
35253
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NICHOLSON, Leonard Michael
430573
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NICOL, James Stuart
441879
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NICOL, Maxwell Joseph
437538
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NIELD, Kevin William
449442
Discharged
Wing Commander
NIELSEN, Valdemar Louis
431458
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NIES, Norman Thomas
436270
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NIGHTINGALE, Eric Francis
434472
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NIGHTINGALE, Wallace William Keir
406330
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NILEN, Thomas Alexander
436772
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
NITSCHKE, Clemence Friedrich
407300
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Aircraft accident, Geraldton
NIVEN, James Squire
443062
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NIXON, Kenneth William
428346
Discharged
Squadron Leader
NIXON, Lindsay Preston
419409
Discharged
Flying Officer
NOACK, Roy Frederick
441931
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NOBLE, Carlyle Richard
400062
Discharged
Squadron Leader
NOBLE, Cecil Edgar
436208
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NOBLE, Frank Wilfred
437539
Discharged
Flying Officer
NOBLE, Keith Eric William
424052
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying accident Darwin area Australia
NOBLE, Kenneth Arthur Richard
429634
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NOLAN, Edwin Roy
402039
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
NOLAN, Frederick Nielson
415089
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NOLAN, Kenneth William Ambrose
419436
Discharged
Flying Officer
NOLAN, Michael Joseph
7188
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
NOLAN, William George
410009
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle Germany
NOLEN, Leonard Eugene
441527
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NOONAN, Bernard De Vire
431819
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
NOONAN, Bernard De Vire
33209
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
NOONAN, Vincent Ormerod
406508
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
NOONE, Louis John Murray
440615
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NORMAN, Ivan Athol Edwin
441376
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NORMAN, Jack
407561
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying accident Jervis Bay N.S.W Australia
NORRIS, Colin Osmond
39314
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
NORRIS, John Ewart
430696
Discharged
Pilot Officer
NORSWORTHY, Robert Keith
417875
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle English Channel target Cologne
NORTHBRIDGE, Roderick
429988
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
NORTHWAY, Patrick William
406679
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
NORTON, Kenneth Charles
441657
Discharged
Sergeant
NORTON-BAKER, Alan Brian
407509
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
NOTT, Jack Grenoff
400679
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
NOURSE, John Charles Dudley
407948
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
NUGENT, John Richard
418008
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NUNAN, Robert Jack
417401
Discharged
Flying Officer
NURSE, John Roland
427540
Discharged
Warrant Officer
NURTON, Frank Norman
442357
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman

Acknowledgements

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