Charles Sandell - Biographical Notes
Wireless Operator & Mechanic - Aurora 1911-1913
Single, of Surrey, England, studied electrical
engineering for some years and then came to Australia in 1909
and entered the Commonwealth Branch of Telephony. Having a practical
knowledge of wireless telegraphy he joined the Expedition as
a Wireless Operator and Mechanic and was stationed with the
Macquarie Island Party for two years. After the departure of
A. J. Sawyer in August 1913, he was in complete charge of the
wireless station. C. A. Sandell visited the Antarctic during
the final cruise of the `Aurora' in the summer of 1913-1914.
From Appendix 1, Mawson - Heart of the Antarctic
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