Monthly Archives: December 1941

letters from home : Christmas 1941

              From M & H Hickman Pottery Rd Lenah Valley Hobart   Tas December 21 41 Darling Boy.  Once again we write the weekly news such as it is hoping to find you in … Continue reading

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Two letters: a glorious seven days’ leave in the Holy Land

    23rd Dec 1941 TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battn AIF Abroad Dear Mother & Dad Just a few quick lines hoping to find you fit and happy.  I’m writing from the Australian Comfort Fund rooms in Tel-Aviv, being … Continue reading

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The Governor should…appoint a cabinet of responsible men

              TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 8th Dec 1941 Dear Mother & Dad Very agreeably surprised to receive my mail this morning.  Two days earlier than usual – unfortunately news of … Continue reading

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A dearth of political leadership, farcical propaganda…and a scarcity of Nugget

                            TX1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 4th Dec 1941 Dear Mother & Dad I received your welcome letters yesterday and they both made good reading … Continue reading

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