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
BIRRELL, Bruce Vincent
443390
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BIRRELL, Eric Alfred
416923
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops from UK target Stuttgart Germany
BIRTWISTLE, John Tyzzer
408119
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BISHOP, Benjamin Harvey
406557
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. U.K operation over Germany.
BISHOP, Brian Crane
437309
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BISHOP, Frank Elliott
416113
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental, United Kingdom
BISHOP, George
417040
Killed
Pilot Officer
Aircraft accident, crashed Yetna near Geraldton, Western Australia.
BISHOP, Jack
407283
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental U.K.
BISHOP, James John
419406
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle India
BISHOP, William Henry
415112
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BITMEAD, Murray Reed
437330
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BLACK, Clarence Alwin
415608
Killed
Pilot Officer
Air ops. From the UK target Frankfurt
BLACK, Colin Henry
403022
Discharged
Sergeant
BLACK, Ronald Wilfred
419925
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BLACK, William Rex
417292
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
BLACKBURN, Walter George
427633
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BLACKER, Norman Kearns
445104
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BLACKET, Geoffrey Caleb
407635
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
BLACKSHAW, John Douglas
432095
Killed
Pilot Officer
Air ops. Norway
BLACKWELL, Henry James
417449
Discharged
Flying Officer
BLACKWELL, Joseph
436968
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BLACKWELL, William Donald
415497
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Bombing raid Altmerdingsen, Hanover Germany
BLADEN, Charles Louis
427893
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BLAIR, William Alan
401886
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BLAKE, Ian Glass
449415
Discharged
Flying Officer
BLAKE, Myer
419631
Discharged
Pilot Officer
BLAKE, Norman Harold
431713
Killed
Leading Aircraftman
Aircraft accident between Jacquinet Bay and Rabaul
BLAKE, Frederick William
415499
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BLAKELEY, Ronald Harry
409813
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BLAKERS, Henry Eric
427841
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BLAMPIED, Lawrence Bernard James
431244
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BLAUBAUM, Reginald Noel
401267
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BLAY, Geoffrey William
401608
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BLENNERHASSETT, Leslie
406287
Discharged
Pilot Officer
BLEWETT, William Cyril
416737
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BLIGHT, Thomas David
437924
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BLIGHT, Thomas James
401760
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BLOMELEY, Albert Edward
439247
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BLOMELEY, William James
401887
Discharged
Pilot Officer
BLUMER, Paul John
402027
Killed
Pilot Officer
Aircraft accident RAF station Armarda Rd India
BLUNDSTONE, Reginald George
408186
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BOANAS, Jack William Robinson
417331
Killed (POW)
Flight Sergeant
P.O.W Ambon
BOARDMAN, Philip Ernest
443865
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BOCK, Gordon Andrew
401735
Discharged
Flying Officer
BODEY, Lancelot Ross
434213
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
BODGER, Thomas George
440432
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BODYCOAT, Noel Thomas
436048
Discharged
Flying Officer
BOEHM, Norman Herbert
438884
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOGIE, Ansel Frederick
445209
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOGIE, Robert Reginald James
401609
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOGUE, Brian Anthony
441265
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOITTIER, James Victor
14092
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOLAND, Boland Garnet
431487
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOLINGBROKE, Charles Edward Donovan
26653
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BOLTON, George Frederick
401412
Killed
Sergeant
Killed in action- the Thousand Bomber Raid Germany
BOLTON, James Henry
406687
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BOLTON, Robert Burns
10173
Killed
Corporal
Flying accident Chepstowe Vic.
BOND, George Arthur
400428
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BOND, John James George
416055
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BOND, Kenneth Mason
433291
Discharged
Flying Officer
BONE, Peter Keith
419943
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BONNES, Joseph Taylor
407096
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BONNETT, Vernon William
429845
Discharged
Pilot Officer
BONNICE, Thomas
401737
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
BOOKER, Fred
415719
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOON, James Albert
445358
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOORD, Thomas Kitchener
410829
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
BOOTH, Kelvin Leslie
417150
Discharged
Flying Officer
BORAIN, James Oliver
404011
Killed
Leading Aircraftman
Aircraft accident at Wagga N.S.W
BOREHAM, Lindsay Duncan
418245
Discharged
Pilot Officer
BORRELL, James Frederick
450202
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BORRETT, David Raydon
427371
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BORRETT, Arnold Harvey
406769
Killed
Sergeant
Air ops. from the U.K, operation Wilhelmshaven.
BOTT, Clement Carrington
415300
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOTT, Robert Douglas
441027
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BOTTGER, Kevin Desmond
442970
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOUCHER, Arthur Clifford
434932
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOUGHEN, Leslie Emslie
441106
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOULTBEE, Edward David
441405
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOULTBEE, Richard Townsend
415223
Discharged
Flying Officer
BOULTBEE, Anthony Peter
415500
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BOULTER, Ronald John
442138
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOUNDS, William Cornelius
418246
Discharged
Flying Officer
BOURKE, Edward Thomas
438904
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOURKE, Mervyn James
35254
Discharged
Flying Officer
BOURNE, James Charles
408561
Discharged
Flying Officer
BOURRETT, Matthew Jean
438925
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOVELL, Peter John
441837
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOWE, Norman James
449183
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BOWEN, Ivor Morgan
437899
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOWEN, John Bartley
444308
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOWER, John Bernard
443391
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BOWER, John Keith
427793
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOWERING, Rowland Dudley
429867
Discharged
Flying Officer
BOWERS, Charles Joseph
435376
Discharged
Flight Sergeant [Temporary]
BOWLES, Alexander Pearce
426791
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOWLES, Henry Thomas Aubrey
434613
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOWMAN, Alan Peter
407488
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Italy
BOWMAN, Clive
430110
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOWMAN, John Robert
58800
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BOWMAN, Norman Jack
418913
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle France
BOWMAN, Thomas William
435784
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOWN, Leslie Walter
406094
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Rupt on Moselle France target Friederichshafen
BOWRA, Geoffrey Frederick
406050
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BOX, Harold Chivers
410211
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BOX, John Leslie
416017
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BOXALL, Albert Verdum William
450223
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOXALL, Alexander Raymond
416738
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOXHALL, Reginald Oliver
416925
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BOYD, James Owen
410830
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle NW Europe target Berlin, Germany
BOYD, Samuel John Stuart
444283
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOYLAN, Gerard Anthony
442087
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BOYLE, Daniel Patrick
409500
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident Mountford Farm Salt Heath, Staffordshire, U.K
BOYLE, Harold Edward
21939
Discharged
Corporal
BOYS, Grant
437388
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRACKEN, John Thomas
417042
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRADBRIDGE, Harvey Francis
445135
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BRADCOCK, Kenneth James
73977
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BRADFORD, William Thomas
439078
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BRADLEY, Francis
436055
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRADLEY, Milton John
442326
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRADLEY, Robert Kimber
417792
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRADSHAW, Frank
410442
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BRADSHAW, Malcolm
406749
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying accident Gasmata, Papua New Guinea
BRADSTREET, Raymond Harold
406824
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Philippines
BRADY, James Patrick
43193
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRADY, John
436381
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Near Linkenheim, Germany
BRADY, John
142955
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BRADY, Kenneth Robert
436742
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRADY, Kevin James
442328
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BRADY, Michael Henry
419371
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRADY, William Frank
401202
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRAHAM, John Harold Collyer
417043
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRANAGH, Eric Wilson
419554
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRANCH, Alexander John
445695
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BRAND, Kenneth George
436849
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRAND, Maxwell Sidney
417044
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRANDLI, Roy Frank
427996
Discharged
Wing Commander
BRANDON, Ronald William
404196
Discharged
Aircraftman
BRANDWOOD, kingsley Norman
417452
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRANFORD, Kenneth Harold
444327
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BRANHAM, Walter Leslie
449501
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BRASHER, Sydney Harold
410942
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRASSEL, John Patrick
33239
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRATT, Keith Joseph
432933
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BRAY, Edgar Victor Pitt
442418
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BRAY, Peter Dennis
442224
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BRAY, Stanley John
431760
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BRAYBROOK, Vernon Norman
7228
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRAZELL, John Robert
441343
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRECHIN, Angus Edward
427586
Killed
Flying Officer
Aircraft accident Middle East
BREDE, Keith William
441622
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BREEN, Francis Patrick
419288
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BREEN, Leo David
417793
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BREN, Clement James
419289
Discharged
Corporal
BRENNAN, Gerard Anthony
441623
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BRENT, James Richard
431685
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BRETTELL, Frank Vernon
449091
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BREUSTEDT, Francis Henry
427057
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BREW, John Summers
419517
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BREWIN, Richard Ramsay
400429
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BREWSTER-JONES, John Arthur
407859
Discharged
Sergeant
BRIDE, Robert Roland
439079
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BRIDGBORN, Hedley Ernest
408080
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BRIDGES, Beverly William
406289
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRIDGES, George Francis Granville
441649
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BRIDGES, Ronald Paul
430009
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRIDGMAN, Michael Joseph
408902
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRIERS, John Michael
427689
Discharged
Pilot Officer
BRIGGS, Clifford George
404288
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BRIGHT, Brian Robert
407841
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental, Beverley Island, Australia
BRINDLE, Frank
406448
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRINKLEY, John Lloyd
406093
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BRINKMAN, Kenneth George
401892
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BRINSDEN, Peter Frederick
436442
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRITTAIN, Frederick Marcus
431806
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BRITTLIFFE, Victor Edward
136080
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BROAD, Donald Glen
437112
Discharged
Flying Officer
BROAD, Raymond Cecil
427795
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops, over Bremen, Germany
BROAD, Ronald Eric
406288
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Accidental, Middle East
BROADBENT, Leonard Lionel
444437
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BROADBENT, Robert
407860
Discharged
Flying Officer
BROADHURST, Ronald Edward
437750
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BROCK, James
409983
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying accident near Northampton Western Australia
BROCK, Robert Edwards
37054
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BROCKIE, Clement Gordon
439208
Discharged
Sergeant
BROCKMAN, Brian Hugh
415503
Discharged
Flying Officer
BROCKSOPP, John Bentley
407489
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed in action [Flying battle], Middle East
BRODERICK, John James
409022
Killed
Flying Officer
Aircraft accident Richmond NSW
BRODERICK, John Murray
435222
Discharged
Flying Officer
BRODIE, Ian George
401739
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Missing believed killed air ops. U.K
BRODIE, Robert Harry
439348
Discharged
Flying Officer
BROKENSHIRE, Geoffrey Richard
401023
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
BROMILOW, Bruce
427796
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BROMLEY, Donald Keith
431300
Discharged
Warrant Officer
BROMLEY, John Edward
437113
Discharged
Flying Officer
BROMLEY, Richard Martin
407940
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
BROMWELL, John Bryce
441380
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
BROOK, Kenneth Richard
416165
Killed
Flying Officer
Aircraft accident Cottesmore England
BROOKER, Victor Alfred
400430
Discharged
Flying Officer
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Acknowledgements

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