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
QUAIL, Arthur Edward
404748
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. Enemy action near Gasmata Territory of New Guinea - 23 SQN
QUARRELL, Kenneth
39451
Discharged
Sergeant
4 PD
QUARTI, Douglas Edward Cameron
415825
Discharged
Pilot Officer
7 OTU
QUAYLE, Lancelot Haig
404217
Discharged
Sergeant
HQ Laverton
QUEALY, William Joseph
436112
Discharged
Warrant Officer
24 SQN
QUIGLEY, Brian John
444262
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
RAAF Command
QUILLIAM, Alex
437002
Discharged
Warrant Officer
91 AOP
QUINLAN, Bruce Edward
417234
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 AD
QUINLAN, James Maurice
295146
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
3 AOS
QUINN, Albert Gerald
415385
Discharged
Flying Officer
6 REC C
QUINN, Henry Brian
442660
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
12 SQN
QUINN, John Kevin
429265
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 Embarkation Depot
QUINN, Kevin Bernard
430318
Killed
Warrant Officer
Killed during a bombing exercise, Lindsey UK - 460 SQN
QUINN, Kevin Patrick
443840
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
24 SQN
QUINN, Reginald Thomas Henry
400568
Discharged
Bris Me U
QUINN, Vincent John
437876
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident Amberley Qld. Australia - 99 SQN
QUIRK, John
400124
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 OTU
QUIRK, Keith Patrick
449300
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
QUIRK, Raymond Edward
431333
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
QUIRK, Robert Patrick
409444
Discharged
Warrant Officer
20 SQN

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial