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New Year … not a very auspicious event

6th January 1943 TX 1004 Max Hickman 33rd Platoon 25th Brig       Dear Mother & Dad Time is certainly marching on.  We’ve stepped into another year and I don’t suppose there was ever a new year in which … Continue reading

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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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