Tag Archives: Pete McCowan

The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels

                            TX 1004 Max Hickman 33rd Platoon 25th Brigade Carrier Group AIF New Guinea 2nd Dec 1942 Dear Mother & Dad It seems ages since I’ve heard … Continue reading

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More or less grounded; rumours emanating from the top, a dire shortage of paper and a bolt disappears into chest hair.

                      TX 1004 Max Hickman 33rd Platoon 25th Brigade Carrier Group AIF NG 21st Oct 42 Dear Mother & Dad Strange as it may seem the address is the same … Continue reading

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A parcel with scallops – hoping they’ll go the rounds

    TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 2nd Sept 1941 Dear Mother & Dad Once again I write hoping to find you happy and well as I am at present.  I am writing a little earlier than … Continue reading

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A town surrenders to a couple of privates

                              Once again, written in pencil…  and once again, the ability to rotate the image was sacrificed in favour of ‘legibility’ – not sure if that … Continue reading

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