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
SACH, John Ivens
407685
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SADLER, Vincent James
444374
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SADLIER, Terence Charles Youle
436667
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SAGAR, Richard Saville
422887
Discharged
Pilot Officer
SAGGERS, Albert James
406904
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SAIT, John James
431585
Discharged
Sergeant
SAKER, Thomas Edward
409232
Discharged
Flying Officer
SALTER, Alexander John Herbert
118424
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SALTER, Burk
416193
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SALTER, Matthew Francis
450282
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SALVAIR, Peter Robert
436426
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SAMPEY, William Albert
427153
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
SAMPSON, Eric Owen
410853
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SAMPSON, Frederick Richard
417520
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Over France target Villeneuve France
SAMS, Laurence James
407834
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle N.W. Europe
SANDER, Keith Reginald
442939
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SANDERS, Donald Raymond
437011
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SANDERS, Richard Edmund
439914
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SANDERS, Alexander Moorna
407933
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SANDERSON, Peter James
442999
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SANDERY, Maxwell Leslie
407975
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SANDFORD, Arthur Gordon
409323
Discharged
Flying Officer
SANDOW, Kenneth Arthur
407772
Discharged
Sergeant
SAPWELL, Leonard Robert
116599
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Borneo
SAPWELL, Robert Lyall (O5817)
415054
Discharged
Wing Commander
SARGEANT, Edward George
442940
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SARGISON, Edward Ross
438157
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SATTLER, Alan MCKenzie
415832
Discharged
Flying Officer
SAUNDERS, Bernard Gratton
450265
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SAUNDERS, Gordon Arthur
76656
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SAUNDERS, James Miller
401453
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
SAUNDERS, Raymond Kenneth
406814
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Netherlands
SAUNDERS, Reginald Beswick
400569
Discharged
Flying Officer
SAUNDERS, William Lewis
430119
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SAVILL, Robert Davidson
441058
Discharged
Flying Officer
SAVILLE, Charles Frederick
31416
Discharged
Flying Officer
SAVORY, Charles William
441590
Discharged
Aircraftman
SAW, Ian Albert
409234
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SAWTELL, Arthur Hartley
417521
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Baltic Sea
SAYER, Raymond Oliver
419058
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCANLAN, Bernard James
440293
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCANLAN, Norman Clarence
442366
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SCANLON, John Thomas
73896
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SCANLON, Victor Charles Edward
416131
Discharged
Squadron Leader
SCHACK, Sydney James Ernest
449017
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SCHAFER, Haden Athol
438874
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SCHEADEL, Garnet Keith
437213
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops over France target Bois de Cassan.
SCHELDT, Vernon John
426691
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops from UK flying battle France
SCHELL, Francis John
436164
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCHIER, William Gladstone Stuart
407976
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SCHILLERMAN, Robert James
427026
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCHLECHT, Andrew John
434310
Discharged
Flying Officer
SCHNEIDER, Mervyn Phillip
438717
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCHOFIELD, Albert Charles
406153
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
SCHOFIELD, Eric George
58772
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCHOFIELD, Guy
415740
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SCHOFIELD, John Charles
407377
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Accidently drowned Mannum S.A
SCHOLES, Owne Geofrey
436165
Discharged
Temporary Warrant Officer
SCHOLZ, Laurence Edward
437879
Discharged
Flying Officer
SCHOPPE, Walter Roy
415741
Discharged
Flying Officer
SCHOTT, Keith Jacob
419594
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Revigny France
SCHRAPEL, Ronald Ayliffe
417523
Discharged
Flying Officer
SCHULTZ, Colin Henry
431824
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCHULTZ, Flemming Casper
407836
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SCHULZ, Max Cecil
416398
Discharged
Flying Officer
SCOTT, Alan Keith
408212
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SCOTT, Andrew Theodore
440418
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SCOTT, Arthur
29044
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCOTT, Colin Robert
407990
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle the North Sea
SCOTT, Douglas George
407393
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SCOTT, Ernest Gordon Noll
437166
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SCOTT, Geoffrey Colin
407378
Killed
Flying Officer
Died as a result of iIlness - India
SCOTT, Henry Douglas
410611
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Berlin Germany
SCOTT, Lawrence Maxwell
416894
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCOTT, Mervyn Clive
62347
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SCOTT, Norman Allen
415447
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCOTT, Robert Ivor
416906
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SCOTT, Roy Clifford
417909
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SCOTT, Thomas William
402041
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SCOTT, William Maxwell
441399
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SCOTT, John Warrington
417035
Discharged
Flying Officer
SCOTT, John Maxwell
404043
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Germany target Essen.
SCOULLAR, Kenneth Arthur
124765
Discharged
Aircraftman 1
SCOWN, Cyril Herbert
431237
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SCRACE, John Sydney
17711
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SEARL, William Burton
22090
Discharged
SEARLE, Alan Alfred
415361
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SEARLE, Bernard Peter
432599
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SEARS, Thomas John
440560
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SECOMBE, Jack Alan
431825
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SEDGWICK, Victor Ray
419974
Discharged
Corporal
SEDUNARY, Edward Thomas
408880
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SEEBER, George Edward
427556
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SEELENMEYER, Roy Adolphe
409875
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SEIDEL, Ronald Albert
407207
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SELF, Colin Gordon
78790
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SELKIRK, George William
412711
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SELLERS, Colin weston
453101
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SELLWOOD, Richard Morgan
428365
Discharged
Flying Officer
SELOVER, Linley Conelius Prine
400441
Discharged
Pilot Officer
SEMLER, Victor Heinrich
407208
Discharged
Flying Officer
SEMPLE, Bruce Andrew
449226
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SEMPLE, Douglas George
26741
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed in action [Flying battle] Ampul Island New Britain
SENIOR, Donald
431915
Discharged
Aircraftman
SEWELL, Allan Stanley
65676
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SEWELL, Hugo French
427028
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SEYMOUR, Eric Alfred
429672
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SEYMOUR, Harold Gifford
427573
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SEYMOUR, William Rex
407808
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops from the UK flying battle Crozon Finistere France
SEYMOUR, Lawrence Alfred
402208
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. Near Rome Italy
SHACKLEY, Ralph Melville
415833
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHADBOLT, William Alfred
436991
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SHANAHAN, John McRae
410013
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SHAND, Max Donald
435647
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SHANN, John Lawrence
44654
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHANNON, Cecil William
439409
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHAPCOTT, Wilfred
419503
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Scotland, U.K
SHARP, George Charles
441453
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SHARP, Gilbert Alfred Lawrence
400883
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
SHARP, Leslie Charles
410175
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SHARPE, Ernest John
417599
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SHARPE, Herbert George
441538
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SHARPE, John
406333
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SHARPE, John Murchison
415362
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SHARPE, Maxwell Ayrton
441758
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SHARPE, Rollo Roy Stephen
427558
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SHARPLEY, Laurie Alexander
431218
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SHAW, Alan Douglas
430120
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHAW, Allan McKenzie
436934
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SHAW, Bruce Rodney
415834
Discharged
Sergeant
SHAW, Clifford Alexander
436711
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SHAW, Francis John
431210
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHAW, Frank
441883
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SHAW, Richard David
415555
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SHAW, Thomas Benjamin
410266
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHEARD, Lauri Edwin
416369
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Buna New Guinea
SHEARDOWN, Charles Douglas
402213
Discharged
Squadron Leader
SHEARER, John Garnet
428510
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Mediterranean Sea
SHEEAN, Brian Leo
409855
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle France
SHEEAN, Lorin James
410014
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K
SHEEDY, John Patrick
445188
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHEEHAN, Peter Raymond Barry
419712
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SHEERLOCK, Javk McKenzie
417124
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHEILLS, Victor Fairbairn
436759
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SHELLEY, Edward Russell
444830
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHENNAN, Richard Ellison
437358
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHENTON, Eric
415836
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SHEPHERD, Alan Gordon
416156
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SHEPHERD, Maurice Henry
404219
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
SHEPHERD, Raymond Victor
443438
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHEPHERD, Stanley
436097
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SHEPLEY, Kenneth Maxwell
407458
Killed
Flying Officer
Aircraft accident Cairns Qld. Australia
SHERIDAN, Frederick Joseph
441296
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
SHERIDAN, Mervyn Brinsley
406815
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHERIDAN, William Patrick
16734
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHERMAN, Donald Norman
444572
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHERRIFF, Albert Edward
417669
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHERWOOD, Raymond Collard
427559
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe
SHIELD, Edward Hugh
408490
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHIELD, Vernon Rippon
428055
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle, target shipping in Alesund Harbour, Norway
SHIELDS, James Davidson
431826
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHIELS, Kenneth George
65836
Discharged
Corporal
SHILLING, Keith Roy
406816
Discharged
Pilot Officer
SHILLINGFORD, William Harold
445492
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SHINE, Dennis Brian
436006
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHIPARD, John Charles
416895
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident in the East Mediterranean Sea
SHIRLEY, Julius Arthur
407879
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHIRLEY, Martin John
407108
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHOESMITH, George Arthur
427560
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Konigsberg Germany
SHORT, Max Cameron
417242
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Aegean Sea, Middle East
SHORTAL, John Lourdes
430943
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Frankfurt Germany
SHUEARD, William Robert Neil
416896
Discharged
Flying Officer
SHUGG, William Stuart
444832
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SHYING, Henry Samuel
420068
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Italy
SIBBALD, John Wilfred
436007
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SIBBICK, Norman Reginald Ray
442774
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SIBLY, Hamilton John George
427561
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SIBLY, Maxwell John
417764
Discharged
Flying Officer
SIDES, Frederick Gordon
419347
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle North Sea
SIEBER, Albert David
436486
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SIEBERT, John Augustine
416897
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air Ops. Middle East
SILBERT, Eric Abraham
427030
Discharged
Flying Officer
SILLCOCK, Kenneth Mathison
428287
Discharged
Flying Officer
SIM, Athol Joseph
443361
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
SIM, Geoffrey Alec
419504
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SIMCOCK, Gerald Cyril
416717
Discharged
Flying Officer
SIMES, Kenneth Willmott
406603
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SIMMONDS, Edward William
445808
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SIMMONS, William Marcus
445609
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SIMMONS, Christopher Harold
406311
Discharged
Flying Officer
SIMPSON, Thomas Drayton
408076
Discharged
Flying Officer
SIMPSON, Allen Ralph
417004
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental Bass Straight Australia
SIMPSON, Claude Bertram
427954
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Duisburg Germany
SIMPSON, Craig Keltie
428175
Discharged
Sergeant
SIMPSON, James Watt
400570
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops.night bombing mission over Gasmata Airfield. Hudson crashed on Urai Island off Gasmata New Guinea
SIMPSON, John Roy
415448
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SIMPSON, Keith McMillan
436760
Discharged
Warrant Officer
SIMPSON, Norman Henry
401053
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. from the U.K ,target Dusseldorf, Germany
SIMPSON, Ralph Mervyn
406684
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Middle East
SIMPSON, Ronald Albert
427031
Discharged
Flying Officer

Acknowledgements

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