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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.
- This is a difficult area to research, I am concentrating on the Polar
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