Category Archives: escapades, relaxation, fun and games

Except for a couple that nearly drowned they’re all pretty right.

                              6/7/44 Dear Mother & Dad Had a letter from you today – made good reading too – quite a few interesting tit bits.  Glad to … Continue reading

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Excellent postal service, Christmas Eve chaos and extra good (but alcohol free) dinner

                          TX 1004 Sgt Max Hickman NGF Training Sch New Guinea 25th Dec 43 Dear Mother & Dad The big day of the year is here again and … Continue reading

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Late November: Cazaly moves to Lenah Valley and a sports day includes diving

                              TX 1004 Sgt Max Hickman 2/ NGF Tng Sch New Guinea 21st Nov 43 Dear Mother & Dad After a lapse of about a week … Continue reading

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Meals, movies, mortars and motivational speeches… something’s afoot

                                TX 1004 Sgt Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF 29th Aug 43 Dear Mother & Dad Just a few lines hoping to find you both … Continue reading

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Politics of the federal, RSL and gender varieties

    TX 1004 Sgt Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF 22nd Aug Dear Mother & Dad I guess as I write your ears are tuned to the wireless as the counting has probably started and lots of people who have … Continue reading

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Two letters – but only one intact

              TX 1004 Sgt Max Hickman 2/33rd Btn AIF 8th Aug 43 Dear Mother & Dad Another Sunday has come round and of course that means that except for church parade the day is … Continue reading

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Pretending to be somewhere else… practically no news

            TX 1004 Sgt Max Hickman 2/33rd Battn AIF 30th July 43   Dear Mother & Dad Just a few lines hoping to find you happy and well.  The mail came along so quickly last … Continue reading

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