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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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Christmas cake received, Christmas greetings sent and snow arrives

                  TX 1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 25th Nov 1941 Dear Mother and Dad Once again the big day of the week comes round and the good run continues – … 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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