Monthly Archives: September 1941

Plenty of mail, regimental hooey, dangerous drinks and instruction in the use of pick and shovel !!

TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 24th Sept 1941 Dear Mother & Dad Your welcome letters of the 18th August and sixth of September came in today.  The 18th August had evidently been held up.  In addition to … Continue reading

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Moving north, into French Barracks outside Tripoli

TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 17th Sept 1941 Dear Mother & Dad On Saturday yet another page of 33rd history was written when we came into barracks and it is from a magnificently appointed second storey suite … Continue reading

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Events on the various fronts…almost too good to be true

  TX 1004 ML Hickman 2/33rd Battn AIF Abroad 10th Sept 1941 Dear Mother & Dad Your welcome letter of 24th August arrived today.  I’m glad to know you’re both fit and well.  The last letter I had was written … Continue reading

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A parcel with scallops – hoping they’ll go the rounds

    TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 2nd Sept 1941 Dear Mother & Dad Once again I write hoping to find you happy and well as I am at present.  I am writing a little earlier than … Continue reading

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