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Guard duty on pay day, chocolates in the mail, snooker on picket duty

TX 1004 Pte M Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF 8th Dec 1940 Dear Mother Once again Sunday comes round and so again I write you a resume of the week’s events.  Though I still haven’t had any mail from home – … Continue reading

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Visit to the dentist, then two days’ pay for one feed

TX 1004 Pte M Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF 24th Nov 1940 Dear Mother I have just come back from the Dentist – a cheerful subject to start a letter however such is the condition of news – decidedly light on.  … Continue reading

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