Monthly Archives: November 1940

Visit to the dentist, then two days’ pay for one feed

TX 1004 Pte M Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF 24th Nov 1940 Dear Mother I have just come back from the Dentist – a cheerful subject to start a letter however such is the condition of news – decidedly light on.  … Continue reading

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Our job is watching and waiting

          Dear Mother Even though it seems ages since I heard from you – about a month I think – I could write you quite a good letter but for the fact that the sergeant who … Continue reading

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Six days’ leave in Scotland – at last!

TX 1004 Pte M Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF 10th Nov 1940 Dear Mother This should be the best letter I’ve ever written because I’ve just come back from six days’ leave in Scotland.  It was the best holiday I’ve ever … Continue reading

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