Monthly Archives: May 1944

Despondent but determined “I think I might as well carry on”

                                21st May 44 Dear Mother & Dad Your welcome letter arrived on Thursday along with one from E.A.Mc. – and read together made very … Continue reading

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Politics, pubs and old hands’ translation of AIF

                                        TX1004 Sgt Max Hickman 2/33rd Battn AIF Australia 10th May 44 Dear Mother & Dad Your welcome letter of the … Continue reading

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The old hands are certainly browned off : a joyless journey north

                        TX1004 Sgt Max Hickman 2/33rd Battn AIF Aust 5/ 5/ 44 Dear Mother & Dad Just a few lines hoping to find you both happy and well and … Continue reading

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