Tag Archives: Ivy Drysdale

Esprit de corps strained: the new CO has a hell of a job

              TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 27th Oct 1941 Dear Mother & Dad Sorry that confounded broadcast caused so much bother.  I might have known it would.  It would have been … Continue reading

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We’ve been busy lately but are having a bludge today

    TX 1004 Priv M Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 21st June 1941 Dear Mother & Dad Just a line or two hoping to find you happy and well as I am at the moment though rather tired.  We’ve … Continue reading

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Parcels arriving : there must be a move on

                                          TX 1004 Pte Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 22nd May 1941 Dear Mother The last two days the … Continue reading

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