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
SACH, John Ivens
407685
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
43 SQN
SADLER, Vincent James
444374
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SADLIER, Terence Charles Youle
436667
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles
SAGAR, Richard Saville
422887
Discharged
Pilot Officer
RAAF Station Darwin
SAGGERS, Albert James
406904
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
49 OBU
SAIT, John James
431585
Discharged
Sergeant
1 OTU
SAKER, Thomas Edward
409232
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 OTU
SALTER, Alexander John Herbert
118424
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SALTER, Burk
416193
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
12 SQN
SALTER, Matthew Francis
450282
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ Lav
SALVAIR, Peter Robert
436426
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 (o) AFU A51740
SAMPEY, William Albert
427153
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 463 SQN
SAMPSON, Eric Owen
410853
Discharged
Warrant Officer
32 SQN
SAMPSON, Frederick Richard
417520
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Over France target Villeneuve France - 78 SQN
SAMS, Laurence James
407834
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle N.W. Europe - 460 SQN
SANDER, Keith Reginald
442939
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
37 SQN
SANDERS, Donald Raymond
437011
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 OTU O52854
SANDERS, Richard Edmund
439914
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 Y Depot
SANDERS [DFC, DFM], Alexander Moorna
407933
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
7 OTU
SANDERSON, Peter James
442999
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
RAAF HQ
SANDERY, Maxwell Leslie
407975
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
34 SQN
SANDFORD, Arthur Gordon
409323
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 SD
SANDOW, Kenneth Arthur
407772
Discharged
Sergeant
2 AOS
SAPWELL, Leonard Robert
116599
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Borneo - 24 SQN
SAPWELL, Robert Lyall (O5817)
415054
Discharged
Wing Commander
HQ AMR O5817
SARGEANT, Edward George
442940
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
SARGISON, Edward Ross
438157
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
6 Rec C
SATTLER, Alan MCKenzie
415832
Discharged
Flying Officer
61 SQN
SAUNDERS, Bernard Gratton
450265
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 AD
SAUNDERS, Gordon Arthur
76656
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Amb
SAUNDERS, James Miller
401453
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
150 SQN
SAUNDERS, Raymond Kenneth
406814
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Netherlands - 432 SQN
SAUNDERS, Reginald Beswick
400569
Discharged
Flying Officer
12 SQN Cecil Pl
SAUNDERS, William Lewis
430119
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 Aircraft D
SAVILL, Robert Davidson
441058
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
SAVILLE, Charles Frederick
31416
Discharged
Flying Officer
20 SQN
SAVORY, Charles William
441590
Discharged
Aircraftman
5 STT Perth
SAW, Ian Albert
409234
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
15 SQN
SAWTELL, Arthur Hartley
417521
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Baltic Sea - 75 SQN
SAYER [DFM], Raymond Oliver
419058
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RCAVC
SCANLAN, Bernard James
440293
Discharged
Warrant Officer
36 SQN
SCANLAN, Norman Clarence
442366
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
60 OBU
SCANLON, John Thomas
73896
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
SCANLON, Victor Charles Edward
416131
Discharged
Squadron Leader
24 SQN
SCHACK, Sydney James Ernest
449017
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
SCHAFER, Haden Athol
438874
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
SCHEADEL, Garnet Keith
437213
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops over France target Bois de Cassan. - 467 SQN
SCHELDT, Vernon John
426691
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops from UK flying battle France - 463 SQN
SCHELL, Francis John
436164
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AGSch
SCHIER, William Gladstone Stuart
407976
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
11 EFTS
SCHILLERMAN, Robert James
427026
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 COM
SCHLECHT, Andrew John
434310
Discharged
Flying Officer
12 Sqn
SCHNEIDER, Mervyn Phillip
438717
Discharged
Warrant Officer
25 SQN
SCHOFIELD, Albert Charles
406153
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 35 SQN
SCHOFIELD, Eric George
58772
Discharged
Warrant Officer
100 SQN
SCHOFIELD, Guy
415740
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HQTC Melb
SCHOFIELD, John Charles
407377
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Accidently drowned Mannum S.A - Base Torp
SCHOLES, Owne Geofrey
436165
Discharged
Temporary Warrant Officer
Laverton ST HQ
SCHOLZ, Laurence Edward
437879
Discharged
Flying Officer
Stn HQ Laverton
SCHOPPE, Walter Roy
415741
Discharged
Flying Officer
SNS Palestine
SCHOTT, Keith Jacob
419594
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Revigny France - 467 SQN
SCHRAPEL, Ronald Ayliffe
417523
Discharged
Flying Officer
62 BASE RCAF
SCHULTZ, Colin Henry
431824
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
SCHULTZ, Flemming Casper
407836
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
2 SQN
SCHULZ [DFM], Max Cecil
416398
Discharged
Flying Officer
3 OTU
SCOTT, Alan Keith
408212
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SCOTT, Andrew Theodore
440418
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SCOTT, Arthur
29044
Discharged
Warrant Officer
11 PD&RC
SCOTT, Colin Robert
407990
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle the North Sea - 1RAF Dep
SCOTT, Douglas George
407393
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
6 SFTSch
SCOTT, Ernest Gordon Noll
437166
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
40 O BASE U
SCOTT, Geoffrey Colin
407378
Killed
Flying Officer
Died as a result of iIlness - India - 194 SQN
SCOTT, Henry Douglas
410611
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Berlin Germany - 467 SQN
SCOTT, Lawrence Maxwell
416894
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAF
SCOTT, Mervyn Clive
62347
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
5 AD
SCOTT, Norman Allen
415447
Discharged
Warrant Officer
20 SQN
SCOTT, Robert Ivor
416906
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
TD&RC Amberley
SCOTT, Roy Clifford
417909
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
4 EMBD Mitcham
SCOTT, Thomas William
402041
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
8 OTU O210038
SCOTT, William Maxwell
441399
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
9 ACHU
SCOTT [DFC], John Warrington
417035
Discharged
Flying Officer
HQ Sth A Beccles
SCOTT [DFM], John Maxwell
404043
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Germany target Essen. - 460 SQN
SCOULLAR, Kenneth Arthur
124765
Discharged
Aircraftman 1
114 SRF
SCOWN, Cyril Herbert
431237
Discharged
Warrant Officer
38 SQN
SCRACE, John Sydney
17711
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
2 AD
SEARL, William Burton
22090
Discharged
23 Sqn Archerfield
SEARLE, Alan Alfred
415361
Discharged
Warrant Officer
6 SQN
SEARLE, Bernard Peter
432599
Discharged
Warrant Officer
93 Sqn
SEARS, Thomas John
440560
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 SD
SECOMBE, Jack Alan
431825
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1SD
SEDGWICK, Victor Ray
419974
Discharged
Corporal
33 OBU
SEDUNARY, Edward Thomas
408880
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
7 OTU
SEEBER, George Edward
427556
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
SEELENMEYER, Roy Adolphe
409875
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SF Canb
SEIDEL [DFM], Ronald Albert
407207
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
201 Flight
SELF, Colin Gordon
78790
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
2 AOS Mt Gambier
SELKIRK, George William
412711
Discharged
Warrant Officer
AF HQ
SELLERS, Colin weston
453101
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SELLWOOD, Richard Morgan
428365
Discharged
Flying Officer
6 RAAF
SELOVER, Linley Conelius Prine
400441
Discharged
Pilot Officer
3 EMBD
SEMLER, Victor Heinrich
407208
Discharged
Flying Officer
34 SQN
SEMPLE, Bruce Andrew
449226
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SEMPLE, Douglas George
26741
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed in action [Flying battle] Ampul Island New Britain - 22 SQN
SENIOR, Donald
431915
Discharged
Aircraftman
Sig Sch P/Cook
SEWELL, Allan Stanley
65676
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
2 AD
SEWELL, Hugo French
427028
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
5 EMBD Subiaco
SEYMOUR, Eric Alfred
429672
Discharged
Warrant Officer
218 SQN GC
SEYMOUR, Harold Gifford
427573
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ WA
SEYMOUR, William Rex
407808
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops from the UK flying battle Crozon Finistere France - 207 SQN
SEYMOUR [DFC], Lawrence Alfred
402208
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. near Rome Italy - 22 PTC
SHACKLEY, Ralph Melville
415833
Discharged
Flying Officer
R STN Pearce
SHADBOLT, William Alfred
436991
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9ACHU
SHANAHAN, John McRae
410013
Discharged
Warrant Officer
35 SQN
SHAND, Max Donald
435647
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SHANN, John Lawrence
44654
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
2 AOS [COURSE]
SHANNON, Cecil William
439409
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
2 AOS [COURSE]
SHANNON, Mabel Eileen
95487
Killed
Sergeant
1 WAGS
SHAPCOTT, Wilfred
419503
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Scotland, U.K - RAF W/Freugh
SHARP, George Charles
441453
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
25 SQN
SHARP, Gilbert Alfred Lawrence
400883
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
100 SQN
SHARP, Leslie Charles
410175
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 COM Ascot Vale
SHARPE, Ernest John
417599
Discharged
Warrant Officer
243 SQN
SHARPE, Herbert George
441538
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
6 Cen Res
SHARPE, John
406333
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
53 Base
SHARPE, John Murchison
415362
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
85 WING
SHARPE, Maxwell Ayrton
441758
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Darwin
SHARPE, Rollo Roy Stephen
427558
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
462 SQN
SHARPLEY, Laurie Alexander
431218
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
SHAW, Alan Douglas
430120
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
GRS Bairnsdale
SHAW, Allan McKenzie
436934
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles RAF
SHAW, Bruce Rodney
415834
Discharged
Sergeant
WFSI HQ
SHAW, Clifford Alexander
436711
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ E/A
SHAW, Francis John
431210
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
100 SQN
SHAW, Frank
441883
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SHAW, Richard David
415555
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
35 SQN Pt Cook
SHAW, Thomas Benjamin
410266
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 EMBD
SHEARD, Lauri Edwin
416369
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Buna New Guinea - 12 R&SU
SHEARDOWN [AFC], Charles Douglas
402213
Discharged
Squadron Leader
TD&RS Laverton
SHEARER, John Garnet
428510
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Mediterranean Sea - 18 SQN (CMF)
SHEEAN, Brian Leo
409855
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle France - 466 SQN
SHEEAN, Lorin James
410014
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K - 76 SQN
SHEEDY, John Patrick
445188
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
SHEEHAN, Peter Raymond Barry
419712
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1EMBD Perth
SHEERLOCK, Javk McKenzie
417124
Discharged
Flying Officer
HQ ME
SHEILLS, Victor Fairbairn
436759
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 OTU
SHELLEY, Edward Russell
444830
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
SHENNAN, Richard Ellison
437358
Discharged
Flying Officer
460 SQN then 7 OTU
SHENTON, Eric
415836
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
ADF HQ Perth
SHEPHERD, Alan Gordon
416156
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
24 SQN
SHEPHERD, Maurice Henry
404219
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
AF HQ
SHEPHERD, Raymond Victor
443438
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
34 SQN
SHEPHERD, Stanley
436097
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles RAF
SHEPLEY, Kenneth Maxwell
407458
Killed
Flying Officer
Aircraft accident Cairns Qld. Australia - 1 OTU
SHERIDAN, Mervyn Brinsley
406815
Discharged
Flying Officer
100 SQN
SHERIDAN, William Patrick
16734
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
3 OTU
SHERIDAN, Frederick Joseph
441296
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
460 SQN UK
SHERMAN, Donald Norman
444572
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
SHERRIFF, Albert Edward
417669
Discharged
Flying Officer
Tempsford RAF
SHERWOOD, Raymond Collard
427559
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe - 460 SQN
SHIELD, Edward Hugh
408490
Discharged
Flying Officer
20 MC Stn
SHIELD, Vernon Rippon
428055
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle, target shipping in Alesund Harbour, Norway - 248 SQN
SHIELDS, James Davidson
431826
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 AOS
SHIELS, Kenneth George
65836
Discharged
Corporal
11 Group HQ
SHILLING, Keith Roy
406816
Discharged
Pilot Officer
24 SQN
SHILLINGFORD, William Harold
445492
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SHINE, Dennis Brian
436006
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 OTU
SHIPARD, John Charles
416895
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident in the East Mediterranean Sea - 22 PTC
SHIRLEY, Julius Arthur
407879
Discharged
Flying Officer
326 MU
SHIRLEY, Martin John
407108
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
4 EMBD
SHOESMITH, George Arthur
427560
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Konigsberg Germany - 467 SQN
SHORT, Max Cameron
417242
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Aegean Sea, Middle East - 454 SQN
SHORTAL, John Lourdes
430943
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Frankfurt Germany - 50 SQN
SHUEARD, William Robert Neil
416896
Discharged
Flying Officer
34 SQN
SHUGG, William Stuart
444832
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
SHYING, Henry Samuel
420068
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Italy - 458 SQN
SIBBALD, John Wilfred
436007
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
SIBBICK, Norman Reginald Ray
442774
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 AD
SIBLY, Hamilton John George
427561
Discharged
Warrant Officer
576 SQN
SIBLY, Maxwell John
417764
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 AOSch
SIDES, Frederick Gordon
419347
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle North Sea - 455 SQN
SIEBER, Albert David
436486
Discharged
Warrant Officer
23 SQN
SIEBERT, John Augustine
416897
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air Ops. Middle East - 454 SQN
SILBERT, Eric Abraham
427030
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 SQN
SILLCOCK, Kenneth Mathison
428287
Discharged
Flying Officer
460 SQN
SIM, Athol Joseph
443361
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
SIM, Geoffrey Alec
419504
Discharged
Warrant Officer
20 SQN
SIMCOCK, Gerald Cyril
416717
Discharged
Flying Officer
A/G RAD S
SIMES, Kenneth Willmott
406603
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SIMMONDS, Edward William
445808
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SIMMONS, William Marcus
445609
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
SIMMONS [DFM], Christopher Harold
406311
Discharged
Flying Officer
35 SQN
SIMPSON, Allen Ralph
417004
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental Bass Straight Australia - 1 OTU
SIMPSON, Claude Bertram
427954
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Duisburg Germany - 463 SQN
SIMPSON, Craig Keltie
428175
Discharged
Sergeant
Station HQ Richmond
SIMPSON, James Watt
400570
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops.night bombing mission over Gasmata Airfield. Hudson crashed on Urai Island off Gasmata New Guinea - 32 SQN
SIMPSON, John Roy
415448
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
SIMPSON, Keith McMillan
436760
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
SIMPSON, Norman Henry
401053
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from the U.K ,target Dusseldorf, Germany - 460 SQN
SIMPSON, Ralph Mervyn
406684
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Middle East - 454 SQN
SIMPSON, Ronald Albert
427031
Discharged
Flying Officer
4 T&M Office

Acknowledgements

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