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
WADDELL, John Alfred
409628
Discharged
Flying Officer
WADDELL, Robert Roger
441309
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WADDELL, William Jack McKenzie
427272
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WADE, Clive Crawford
64712
Discharged
Flying Officer
WADE, Raymond Abel
410795
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WADE, Stanley Theodore
427173
Discharged
Flying Officer
WADHAM, Charles Ernest Geoffrey
401059
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WAGLAND, Kenneth Rupert
441759
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WAGNER, Eric Frederick Richards
440723
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WAGNER, Roy Alexander
432458
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle New Guinea
WAHLSTEDT, Ronald Herbert
407038
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WAIT, Arthur Osment
417541
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WALDER, Walter Ernest
445048
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALDOCK, William Francis Anthony
429640
Discharged
Pilot Officer
WALDRON, Ivan
438024
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WALES, Percie John
410276
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALES, Peter Henry
427963
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Target Wiesbaden Germany
WALKER, Alex
440387
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALKER, Alfred Robert Humphrey
406986
Discharged
Flying Officer
WALKER, Arthur Adnah
406907
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Solomon Islands
WALKER, Arthur Frank
428126
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WALKER, Cecil Gloucester
406336
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Flying battle England
WALKER, Charles William
407956
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. From UK target Hanover Germany
WALKER, Frederick Archibald
407383
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Ceduna South Australia.
WALKER, Harold Geoffrey
419794
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WALKER, Harry
431881
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WALKER, Jeffrey Malcolm
410743
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WALKER, Leslie Edwin
426800
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WALKER, Raymond Thomas
410762
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Denmark
WALKLEY, James Raymond
442878
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALKLEY, John Roscorla
115235
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WALL, Michael Joseph
49326
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Borneo
WALLACE, Charles Martin
38377
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying accident Brewster Victoria Australia. Pilot
WALLACE, Derrick Noel Mack
415843
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALLACE, Nicholas Francis
408556
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
WALLACE, Peter Fleming
409627
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WALLACE, Robert James
416908
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WALLACE, William Gordon
436576
Discharged
Flying Officer
WALLER, Harry Trevor
438693
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WALLER, John Richmond
415884
Discharged
Aircraftman
WALLER, Ronald Edward
435130
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WALLIS, Clifford Alexander
437573
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALLIS, Nelson Salome
413051
Discharged
Sergeant
WALLIS, Russell Laity
438511
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WALLWORK, Peter John
440966
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALLWORK, Ralph Stanley
400360
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle U.K
WALSH, Cornelius Desmond
449089
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALSH, George Thomas
115684
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALSH, John Patrick William
443932
Discharged
Aircraftman
WALSH, Leo James
437032
Discharged
Flying Officer
WALSH, Murray Joseph
418317
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WALSH, Vincent Clement
416636
Discharged
Flying Officer
WALSHAW, John Hammond
429024
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALTER, David James
436216
Discharged
Flying Officer
WALTER, John Robin
45934
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALTER, Percy William Keith
434485
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle France
WALTER, Robert Clive
437702
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WALTERS, Colin Harold
408055
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WALTERS, David Ward
407307
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Kota Bharu, Malaya
WALTERS, Maurice
415203
Killed
Warrant Officer
Illness New South Wales Australia.
WALTERS, Ronald Boston
427964
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALTHO, Alan
455074
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WALTON, Frank Rupert
401290
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident, Sale Victoria Australia
WALTON, Harold Oscar
408894
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident MacDonald Airfield Northern Territory, Australia
WALTON, John Albert Granville
430422
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WALTON, Peter Weigall
443286
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WANE, Ian Robert
443810
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WANLESS, Ian Thomas
431691
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WANT, Harry
441520
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WARBEY, Victor Kenneth
415289
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WARD, Albert William
434407
Discharged
Flying Officer
WARD, John Leonard
442439
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WARD, Kenneth William
409780
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
WARD, Lyle James
402614
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WARD, Martin Thomas
415453
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WARD, Maurice Alfred
427937
Discharged
Flying Officer
WARD, John Ashhurst
407656
Killed
Flying Officer
Missing air ops. Anti-submarine patrol N.E. Brisbane Australia
WARD, Murray Wilson
437064
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WARD, Roland Keith
427669
Discharged
Flying Officer
WARD, William Garth
407979
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Aegean Sea
WARDEN-HUTTON, William Alexander
453110
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WARDLAW, Lindsay Albert
408180
Discharged
Squadron Leader
WARDLE, Keith Frederick
427109
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WARE, Jack Beaumont
437033
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Konigsberg Germany
WARNE, George Ronald Gilbert
409864
Discharged
Flying Officer
WARNE, John Lugton
410764
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Chevenor England
WARNER, George Robert
418028
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WARNER, Robert Leonard
437034
Discharged
Pilot Officer
WARNER, Thomas
415705
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WARREN, Clifford Young
427047
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. over France target railway yards,Tergnier.
WARREN, Cyril Geoffrey
419707
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WARREN, Edwin John
417542
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WARREN, Frank Carruthers
439049
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WARREN, John Eyre
431597
Discharged
Flying Officer
WARREN, Robert James
429838
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK target Sterkrade Germany
WARRINGTON, William Ivon
437909
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK target Russelsheim Germany
WARWICK, Archibald Raymond
416197
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WARWICK, Charles Raymond
407086
Discharged
Flying Officer
WASHER, James Francis
427670
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WASTELL, Lindsay Robert
430074
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WATERHOUSE, Rex Fossbrook
444481
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WATERMAN, Edwin James
419064
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WATERS, Colin Keith
437459
Killed
Warrant Officer
Died of illness Adelaide S.A.
WATERS, Maurice George
404222
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WATERS, Ronald George
406337
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WATERWORTH, Malcolm Goldthorpe
449310
Discharged
Flying Officer
WATKINS, Douglas Alexander George
406542
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
WATKINS, Thomas Lincoln
407308
Killed (POW)
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Netherlands target Essen.
WATLING, Edward
17174
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident Yetna, Western Australia
WATSON, Bryan Andrew
406705
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WATSON, Donald Fletcher
432297
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WATSON, George Ernest
419240
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WATSON, George Munro Hogg
32918
Discharged
Pilot Officer
WATSON, Herbert James
430348
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WATSON, John Herbert Geoffrey
409190
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WATSON, Joseph Enos
436830
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WATSON, Leonard Ernest
440499
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WATSON, Lionel Timothy
402300
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental Middle East
WATSON, Roy Sidney
419682
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WATT, Maxwell Birdwood
415456
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From the U.K Wieringen, North Holland, Netherlands.
WATT, Noel Alexander
404223
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident, Ceylon
WATTS, Maurice George
443277
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WATTS, Colin Hubert
416300
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WATTS, Edward George
427763
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WATTS, Hector William Cuthbert
402210
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying battle Westrum, Germany
WATTS, John Dallaway
445306
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WATTS, Leonard Charles
437704
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WATTS, Maxwell Ernest
428014
Discharged
Flying Officer
WATTS, Richard Francis
440993
Discharged
Sergeant
WATTS, Robert John
442265
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WAUCHOPE, Archibald William
429879
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental Scotland
WAUCHOPE, Peter Neilson
409781
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WAY, Alan Stanley
437634
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flying accident Darwin, Australia
WAY, Allan Vivian
410796
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WAY, Victor Mervyn
416301
Discharged
Corporal
WAYCOTT, William John
415706
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Target Toulouse France
WAYE, Jack Chapman
417543
Discharged
Pilot Officer
WAYN, David Percival
408073
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental Middle East
WEAVER, Donald John
436491
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WEAVING, Douglas James
439011
Discharged
Sergeant
WEBB, Alan Bruce
416302
Discharged
Flying Officer
WEBB, Eric Waitman
7270
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WEBB, Gordon Evan
430232
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WEBB, Lawrence Harold
409354
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WEBBER, William Arthur
404028
Discharged
Aircraftman
WEBSTER, Alan Robert
409630
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Cape Simork Dutch New Guinea
WEBSTER, Cecil Andrew
444053
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WEBSTER, Frank Vines
416470
Discharged
Flying Officer
WEBSTER, Geoffrey Charles
441575
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WEBSTER, John Denis
419147
Discharged
Sergeant
WEBSTER, Robert Lance
410797
Discharged
Flying Officer
WEBSTER, Noel Wilson
270847
Discharged
Squadron Leader
WEEDEN, Lionel Warwick
417916
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Germany
WEEDON, Robert Levi James
429641
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WEEKS, Gordon Alfred Loxton
402096
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WEEKS, James John
429840
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WEIDENHOFER, Rex Charles
442840
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WEIR, John
16874
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
WELCH, Rhoderic Justin
439334
Discharged
Flying Officer
WELFARE, Ronald Gifford
416911
Discharged
Flying Officer
WELLER, Frederick George
431984
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WELLER, George Bryanton
406968
Killed
Sergeant
Flying accident at Nightcliffs near Darwin on operational flight
WELLINGTON, Robert Stephen
437180
Discharged
Flying Officer
WELSH, Myles Tasman
435437
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WENZEL, Donald Lindsay
437181
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WEST, Hautrie John Haydn
418319
Discharged
Flying Officer
WEST, Maxwell Bruce
135461
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WEST, Ronald William
416172
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle New Britain
WESTCOTT, Ralph Mervyn
419065
Discharged
Flying Officer
WESTCOTT, Robert William
401557
Killed
Sergeant
Flying accident Ceduna S.A
WESTE, George Murray
416814
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WESTERMAN, Robert Stephen
418779
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From UK target Tergnier France
WESTERN, Malcolm George
417917
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From U.K target Berlin Germany
WESTMORELAND, Raymond Clyde
428392
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WESTON, Alexander Harold
419718
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle U.K
WESTON, Edward Frank
441666
Discharged
Sergeant
WESTON, Ronald Matthew
439675
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WESTWORTH, Keith Victor
410022
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WETZIG, Ronald Leonard
404308
Discharged
Sergeant
WHALAN, Harry Harfield
416038
Discharged
Flying Officer
WHEAT, Arthur Crompton Law
62357
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
WHEELENS, Jack
401225
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
WHEELER, Frederick Walter
400575
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental Red Sea, Middle East
WHEELER, John Vernon
408900
Discharged
Flying Officer
WHEELER, Marshall John
407517
Discharged
Flying Officer
WHEELER, William Robert
400684
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East
WHELAN, Joseph
53630
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WHELLUM, Leslie Keith
417545
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WHIBLEY, Leonard Garth
407565
Killed
Sergeant
Killed in action [Flying battle] Norfolk England
WHIPP, Peter
436843
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WHISTLER, Jack
441938
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WHITBURN, John Albert James
424809
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle North Sea, Netherlands
WHITE, Alexander Watson
428109
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WHITE, Arthur James
429680
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
WHITE, Barry Cameron
418030
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Goodenough Island New Guinea
WHITE, Edward Melville
402097
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Flying battle New Guinea
WHITE, Francis Peter
417546
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WHITE, Frank Potter
409261
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WHITE, Frederick Kingswood
437607
Discharged
Warrant Officer
WHITE, Garet Sidney
407309
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Malaya

Acknowledgements

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