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A.J. Sawyer (26) - Mawson 1911-1914 Wireless Operator
Single, was born in New Zealand. Having had
considerable experience in wireless telegraphy, he joined the
Expedition as an operator from the Australasian Wireless Company.
At the Macquarie Island Station he was chief wireless until
August 1913, when on account of illness he returned to New Zealand.
Biographical information - This is a difficult
area to research, I am concentrating on the Polar experiences of
the men involved. Any further information or pictures visitors may
have is gratefully received. Please email
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