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
QUAIL, Arthur Edward
404748
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. Enemy action near Gasmata Territory of New Guinea
QUARRELL, Kenneth
39451
Discharged
Sergeant
QUARTI, Douglas Edward Cameron
415825
Discharged
Pilot Officer
QUAYLE, Lancelot Haig
404217
Discharged
Sergeant
QUEALY, William Joseph
436112
Discharged
Warrant Officer
QUIGLEY, Brian John
444262
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
QUILLIAM, Alex
437002
Discharged
Warrant Officer
QUINLAN, Bruce Edward
417234
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
QUINLAN, James Maurice
295146
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
QUINN, Albert Gerald
415385
Discharged
Flying Officer
QUINN, Henry Brian
442660
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
QUINN, John Kevin
429265
Discharged
Warrant Officer
QUINN, Kevin Bernard
430318
Killed
Warrant Officer
Killed during a bombing exercise, Lindsey UK
QUINN, Kevin Patrick
443840
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
QUINN, Reginald Thomas Henry
400568
Discharged
QUINN, Vincent John
437876
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident Amberley Qld. Australia
QUIRK, John
400124
Discharged
Flying Officer
QUIRK, Keith Patrick
449300
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
QUIRK, Raymond Edward
431333
Discharged
Warrant Officer
QUIRK, Robert Patrick
409444
Discharged
Warrant Officer

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs