Monthly Archives: December 1940

Winter and the boredom of barrack room soldiering

TX 1004 Pte Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF 16th Dec 1940 Dear Mother Though there is precious little to write about I’ll send a few lines trusting they find you well and happy as I am at present.  Apart from … Continue reading

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I’m engaged: a letter to May

                                                11th Dec 1940 Dear May I suppose Mother has told you that I’m engaged to a … Continue reading

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Guard duty on pay day, chocolates in the mail, snooker on picket duty

TX 1004 Pte M Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF 8th Dec 1940 Dear Mother Once again Sunday comes round and so again I write you a resume of the week’s events.  Though I still haven’t had any mail from home – … Continue reading

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