Monthly Archives: November 1941

Christmas cake received, Christmas greetings sent and snow arrives

                  TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 25th Nov 1941 Dear Mother and Dad Once again the big day of the week comes round and the good run continues – … Continue reading

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Action on several fronts – the barracks, the sports field, Yugoslavia and the USA

                  TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 20th Nov 1941 Dear Mother & Dad Dad’s letter and youngster’s came in this morning and afforded a very agreeable surprise.  Although Youngster … Continue reading

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Roll call of bottles and a wild ride with the Albury Basher

  TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 14th Nov 1941 Dear Mother & Dad We’re back in barracks again – our sojourn in the hills came to an abrupt though not entirely unexpected conclusion on Monday morning – … Continue reading

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Fancy thinking we’d commandeered her sheep!

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Joining a rifle company engaged in road building

                TX 1004 max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 1st Nov 1941 Dear Mother & dad I’m a day ahead of schedule with my letter this week – with the dawn this morning … Continue reading

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