Tag Archives: Tiny Schultz

Still in Limbo – but no cause for complaint – 3 letters

                              TX 1004 Sgt M Hickman 2/33rd Battn AIF 28th Sept 43 Dear Mother Your welcome letter of the 23rd arrived yesterday – glad to know … Continue reading

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Bloody beautiful whiskey and a tough stunt: two letters

                TX 1004 Sgt Max Hickman 2/33rd Battn AIF Aust 4th July 1943 Dear Mother & Dad After a full week without any letters it was good to collect three today – yours, … Continue reading

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A change of scenery, and the best bread ever

                    TX 1004 Max Hickman 33rd Platoon 25th Brigade 24th Jan 43 Dear Mother & Dad Although it was good to get your letters of the eleventh and eighteenth which along … Continue reading

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Separated from the unit…and a glorious end to our stay in Queensland

5th September 42 Dear Mother & Dad Just a few lines hoping to find you happy & well and enjoying life to the fullest as I am at present.  Our Section has been detached from the unit for a few … Continue reading

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I’d like a drink myself but won’t be in this queue racket: back in ‘doover’ bivouac, awaiting movement orders

  SALVATION ARMY paper 28 August 42 Dear Mother & Dad It was pay night last night so tonight nearly all the mob are at the canteen (camp canteen) on the hops and except for the occasional crackle of the … Continue reading

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