Tag Archives: Mae Menzie

Better tucker, Aussie beer and tinned Tassie apples

              TX1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 18 Oct 1941 Dear Mother & Dad I’m certainly on the crest of a wave with mail – letters, parcels and papers.  Eight Aussie letters and … Continue reading

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Christmas, censors, cards, concerts, camels, canteens

TX  1004 Pte Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 11th March 1941 (I believe the sharks got all our Christmas parcels – of course there are sharks and sharks) Dear May At long last we have arrived somewhere in Palestine – … Continue reading

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