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News from home : sunburn while picking cherries, scant sympathy or understanding for returned amputee

              from M & H Hickman (or possibly Mrs H Hickman) Pottery Rd  Lenah Valley Hobart Tasmania January 12th, 1942 Darling Boy.  Once again we write the weekly bulletin hoping it finds you in … Continue reading

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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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