Item 05: M.C. Evans war diary, 16 June-8 November 1917 - Page 61

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and then the slow dispersal of those attending; and, before nightfall a fresh grave upon the hill.
It appears that a Sgt Crompton shot himself last night with a revolver, for what cause no one knows some say a combination of too much desert & drink.
However there he lies on a hill said to be erected by the Romans 2000 years ago within sight of their old road by the sea by which they marched from Egypt upon

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