A.J. Sawyer - Biographical Notes
Wireless Operator - Aurora 1911-1913
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.
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of the Antarctic
Biographical information - I am concentrating on the Polar experiences of the men
involved. Any further information or pictures visitors may have is gratefully
received. Please email
- Paul Ward, webmaster.
What are the chances that my ancestor was an unsung part of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration?