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
TAEUBER, Stephen
442401
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
AGS
TAILFORD, James
445264
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
TAIT, James Alexander
444580
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 WAGS
TAME, Kevin Sydney
443696
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
200 Flight
TAMLYN, Lloyd Hordern
400572
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 OTU
TANDY, Raymond Robert
436533
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles RAF
TAPLIN, John Blatch
407607
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed air ops. [Aircraft crash at take off] Isle of Benbecula, Scotland UK - 206 SQN
TAPPER, Leslie Roy
427037
Discharged
Flying Officer
1663 COM
TARGETT, Eric Geoffrey
444157
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
AGS
TARRANT, Cecil James
437369
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops from UK target Nuremburg Germany - 625 SQN
TASKER, Rolland Leslie
442025
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
7 Hosp
TASSIE, Douglas Malcolm
407953
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle Tunisia - 4 EMB Dep
TATAM, Leslie John
442112
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
TATE, Alfred Purcell
433350
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
TATE, Kenneth Hamilton
429160
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAF Beccles
TATE, Maurice Joseph
438102
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Darwin
TAVERNER, George Alfred Badge
429835
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops target Stuttgart Germany - 75 SQN NZ
TAYLOR, Allan Murray
428481
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Norway - 161 SQN
TAYLOR, Arnold Alexander
438670
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
30 A S Park
TAYLOR, Aubrey Arthur
429676
Discharged
Flying Officer
464 Sqn
TAYLOR, David Herbert
407370
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 WAGS
TAYLOR, David Reid
408206
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle New Guinea - 35 SQN
TAYLOR, Frederick Richard
410270
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAF STN Suffolk
TAYLOR, Geoffrey
427038
Discharged
Warrant Officer
25 SQN
TAYLOR, Harry
406631
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
TAYLOR, Harry Reed
410030
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
2 OTU
TAYLOR, Charles Ronald
41804
Killed
Sergeant
Flying accident Cunderdin, Western Australia - 25 SQN
TAYLOR, James Raymond
441517
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
25 HB SQN
TAYLOR, Keith Moss
430945
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9ACHU
TAYLOR, Leo Crampton
410397
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Mediterranean Sea - 458 SQN
TAYLOR, Malcolm John
418772
Killed
Pilot Officer
Non-operational flight from Australia - 31 SQN
TAYLOR, Max Winter
407381
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
7 OTU
TAYLOR, Mervyn William
440843
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
40 OBU
TAYLOR, Norman Allan
401469
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Germany - 27 OTU
TAYLOR, Patrick Charles John
15552
Discharged
Corporal
Richmond
TAYLOR, Robert
422742
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
455 SQN
TAYLOR, Russell Burns
442610
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
6 SFT Sch Mallala
TAYLOR, Sydney Roy
441565
Discharged
Sergeant
AGS
TAYLOR, Thomas Ridley
80025
Discharged
Sergeant
AGS
TAYLOR, William James
407775
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. from the U.K - 460 SQN
TAYLOR, Harold Davis
409254
Discharged
Corporal
102 SQN
TAYLOR [DFC], Alfred Allen
404306
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
B/SqnAmb O11324
TEAGUE, Keith Graham
40776
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
43 SQN
TEAGUE, Melvin Enos
442611
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
3 OTU
TEAGUE, Russell
407838
Discharged
Sergeant
4 M Grp
TEAKLE, Cyril Raymond
417320
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOSch
TEAKLE, Cyril Rex
416399
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
14 SQN
TEAKLE, Ronald Edwin
443096
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig. Sch.
TEASDALE, Ronald Symons
443055
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
TEE, Walter
418988
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
299 SQN
TEHAN, Kevin Michael
431796
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
TEITZ, Godfred Samuel
409614
Discharged
Flying Officer
A DEF HQ Melb
TELFORD, Angus Reginald
437884
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental off U.K Coast - 30 OTU
TEMBY, Colin Samuel
416389
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Pomigliano Italy - 114 SQN
TEMBY, Geoffrey Wilfred Stanley
37301
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOS
TEMPLETON, Rex Bernard
428079
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Mitteland Ems Canal Germany - 619 Squadron
TEMPLETON, Robert Park
431591
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle France - 463 RAAF SQN
TENNEY, Alan Adrian
443385
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7OTU
TERRENS, William Percival
444188
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
TERRETT, Leslie James
418711
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
158 SQN
TERRY, Edward Gadesden Allen
428178
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 Aircraft D
TERRY, Terence Garrard
438075
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
THIELE, Alan Wilkie
401057
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
112 ASRF
THIELE, Malcolm Albert
416804
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Reedy Creek South Australia - 2 AOSch
THIES, Frederick James
401087
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 TAF HQ
THODAY, Ronald George
438973
Discharged
Warrant Officer
24 SQN
THOM, Peter Murray
417602
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles
THOMAS, Albert Charles Hayden
430070
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
76 SQN
THOMAS, Allan Wentworth
402095
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
84 SQN
THOMAS, Athol Norman
427570
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
82 OBU
THOMAS, Bevis George
408091
Discharged
Warrant Officer
115 ASR
THOMAS, Colin Ian
17565
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
5 Per Dep
THOMAS, Cyril
439399
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9ACHU
THOMAS, David Joseph
438448
Discharged
Aircraftman
1 STT
THOMAS, Edward
419144
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Tel U HQ
THOMAS, Eric Charles
437021
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
11 R&S U
THOMAS, Ernst Albert
416715
Discharged
Flying Officer
AGSch
THOMAS, Gilbert George
26284
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
THOMAS, Gordon James
407882
Discharged
Warrant Officer
13 SQN
THOMAS, Gordon Ronald
417011
Killed (POW)
Flight Sergeant
Operations with 22 SQN [Boston] Aircraft A28-15 damaged by enemy fire and ditched 30 miles south of Gasmata. Gordon died a POW. - 22 SQN
THOMAS, Gordon Stanley
401328
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
24 SQN
THOMAS, Gordon Wainwright
407514
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
AF HQ
THOMAS, Harold Stuart William
427166
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Bowen QLD - 20 SQN
THOMAS, James Kevin
442372
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 OTU East Sale
THOMAS, Lee
443940
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
THOMAS, Leslie Bernard Foster
441631
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Air & Ground Radio School
THOMAS, Lewis Maxwell
408600
Discharged
Corporal
HQ S/A
THOMAS, Maxwell Leonard
416133
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
24 SQN
THOMAS, Norman Leslie
407013
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Timor - 22 SQN
THOMAS, Norman Leslie
416109
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental Christmas Hills Victoria - 31 SQN
THOMAS, Rodney
441455
Discharged
Aircraftman
RAAF Canb
THOMAS, Ronald Byrom Stewart
423563
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
21 OTU
THOMAS, William Henry Oswald
416050
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
3 AOS
THOMPSON, Bertie James
439831
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
2 AOS
THOMPSON, Douglas Victor Marsden
436013
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ADF HQ
THOMPSON, Eric Moore
427220
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle France target Friederichshafen - 166 SQN
THOMPSON, Francis Michael
440013
Discharged
Warrant Officer
87 PR SQD
THOMPSON, Frederick Gordon
416629
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 SQN
THOMPSON, Frederick Henry
28813
Discharged
Warrant Officer
34 SQN Parafield
THOMPSON, Hugh Trevor
438510
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
THOMPSON, James Edward
406985
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
5 EMBD
THOMPSON, John Charles
427039
Discharged
Warrant Officer
619 SQN
THOMPSON, John Harold
428429
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles RAF
THOMPSON, Maurice Lindley
136606
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
THOMPSON, Noel Douglas
407395
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 OTU
THOMPSON, Robert
449446
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
THOMPSON, Ronald Arthur Sydney
428946
Discharged
Flying Officer
17 AO Post Flight
THOMPSON, Vivian Ernest
430698
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
THOMPSON, Walter John Henry
400263
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Flying battle Burma - 113 SQN
THOMPSON, Wilfred Allan
436671
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 AFC SQN
THOMPSON, William Robert
407653
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
40 SQN
THOMPSON [BEM], Ernest George
410106
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
ADHQ MOR
THOMSON, Donald Thomas
408601
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. Timor Sea - 32 SQN
THOMSON, James Murray
400682
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental Middle East - 211 SQN
THOMSON, John Bruce
440848
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
THOMSON, John Lindsay Matthews
404044
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air Ops. Middle East - 148 SQN
THOMSON, Kenneth Harry
430228
Discharged
Warrant Officer
A&GRadSch
THOMSON, Robert Melrose
407304
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
R/S Mallala
THOMSON, Stuart Colin
400671
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
6 HOSP
THOMSON, Sydney Robert
418773
Discharged
Flying Officer
5 Per Dep
THOMSON, Trevor Andrew
436777
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Over Cologne - 460 SQN
THOMSON, William
437601
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
THOMSON [DFM], Gordon
400573
Killed
Flying Officer
Non-operational flight Machens Beach near Cairns aerodrome QLD. Australia - 4 COM FL
THORLEY, Graham Albert Edward
430417
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 ENGSch
THORN, Collin Frederick
427167
Discharged
Flying Officer
187 SQN
THORNE, Colin Burnett Vellacott
440571
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
THORNE, Colin Olson
407305
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 AOSch
THORNELY, William Herbert
438462
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
THORNETT, William Cecil
441983
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ W/A
THORNTON, Douglas Cruse
400129
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 COMM U
THOROGOOD, James Percival Beaumont
416067
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
THORP, Eliott Richard
438124
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
THORPE, Alan Stanley
428477
Discharged
Flying Officer
9 ACHU
THORPE, Ray Walter
427667
Discharged
Flying Officer
9 AHU
THREADER, Victor Morris
430676
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
100 SQN
THREDGOLD, Donald
416196
Discharged
Flying Officer
HQ Lav
THRUM, Richard Frederick
408665
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
200 Flight
THWAITES, John Grey
419706
Discharged
Flying Officer
Sig Sch
TIBBALLS, Ronald Vivian
418591
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea - 30 SQN
TIETZEL, Donald Keith
416727
Discharged
Flying Officer
Sig Sch
TIGNE, William John
439503
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ Richmond
TILLER, Bruce Windsor
417531
Discharged
Flying Officer
30 SQN
TILLER, Roy William
416009
Discharged
Flying Officer
454 SQN
TILLER [DFM], Henry Stanley
417677
Discharged (POW)
Flying Officer
5 Med Reh
TILLOTT, Allan Albert
402299
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
Transit Sec RAF
TILLS, Stanley Ernest
17596
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5PDRP
TINDALE, Edward Gray
441064
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
TINK, Owen Edgar Kilsby
401289
Discharged
Flying Officer
RAF Doncaster
TINNING, Kenneth Rae
438630
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
99 SQN
TIPPETTS, Douglas James
412282
Discharged
Flying Officer
113 ASRF O211082
TIPPING, Bruce Victor
401329
Discharged
Flying Officer
11 SQN
TOBIN, Colin Edward
425988
Discharged
Pilot Officer
37 OBU
TOBIN, Maurice John
67320
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
TOBIN, Vivian Andrew
437724
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
2 AOS
TODD, Gordon Durrant
442950
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ
TODD, Gordon William
444388
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
TOLLEY, Dirk Everard
417286
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops from Uk flying battle over Germany - 83 SQN
TOLMIE, Alfred Nicholas
436838
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
TOMASETTI, Kenneth Edward
428600
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ O/S
TOMLINSON, Harold Joseph
432291
Discharged
Warrant Officer
RAF Beccles
TOMLINSON, Lorrie John
437551
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
TOMS, Richard William Maxwell
438405
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 ASU
TONKIN, Alan Roy
407654
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
5 Med Reh
TONKIN, Ambrose Alton
407643
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
CMF
TONKIN, Frederick John
437887
Discharged
Warrant Officer
6 COM
TONKIN, Rodney Coombs
417431
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
50 SQN
TONKIN, William Hammond
416807
Discharged
Flying Officer
7RAAF Hospital
TOOHEY, Noel Joseph
419491
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ Lav
TOOLIN, Clifford Gordon
441935
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
4 Wir Init
TOOTH, Noel Arthur Patrick
433056
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 AOS
TORY, Sidney Baldock
444160
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
TOTTEN, John Bright
441803
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
A&G Rad Sch
TOTTERDELL, George Frederick
427960
Discharged
Warrant Officer
12 Local Air Supply Unit
TOVEY, Brian Douglas
29856
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. From the UK - 138 SQN
TOWE, Ronald James
A33224
Discharged
Warrant Officer
6 Hosp
TOWIE, John Howard Rex
427040
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
TOWLER, Lambert Charles
427041
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany - 463 SQN
TOWLER, Wilbur Frederick
427169
Discharged
Warrant Officer
30 OTU
TOWNS, Kenneth Willmott
409345
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
AG Sch
TOWNSEND, Allan Frederick
22166
Discharged
Wing Commander
RAAF Canberra
TOWNSEND, Edgar James
436534
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles RAF
TOWNSEND, Kenneth
407954
Discharged
Flying Officer
8 AFU
TOWNSEND, Ronald McPhail
442191
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Sig Sch
TOWNSHEND, John Villiers
406041
Discharged
Flying Officer
AF&R U
TOZER, Thomas Jack
441472
Discharged
Flying Officer
5 OTU
TRAEGER, Ernest Hugo
417604
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle over Germany. Air ops. From Welford U.K - 101 SQN
TRAIL-NASH, Eric Green
441800
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
4 STT
TREACY [DFM], Bazil Meenan
415095
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
5 Per D
TREAGUS, Frederick Leo
417016
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOSch
TREBILCOCK, Colin Eric
417678
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK target Berlin Germany - 10 SQN
TREDINNIICK, George James
430229
Discharged
Warrant Officer
29 OTU
TREEBY, George Henry Brown
409616
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
RAF Shandur
TREGEAR, Allan William
430947
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
114 Fighter Control unit
TREGENZA, Robert George
407955
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
162 SQN
TREGONING, Geoffrey Hamilton
417534
Discharged
Flying Officer
ACAC
TREGONNING, Ronald Douglas John
401839
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Darwin Australia - 2 SQN
TRELOAR, Victor
416171
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. Saumlaka Indonesia - AF HQ
TREMBATH, Harold John
430488
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
TRENDENICK, Allan Francis
404307
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
211 SQN
TRENGOVE, Norman Duncan
442612
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
24 SQN

Acknowledgements

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