Item 05: M.C. Evans war diary, 16 June-8 November 1917 - Page 104
At Present I am sitting swathed in a greatcoat on the desert or rather open ground about halfway with a dash of north in it between Beersheba and Gaza.
We went out on the evening of the 6th after standing to all day & just about dusk travelling in a northwesterly direction from Beersheba carrying only the "unexpired" portion of that day's rations & our one days emergency ration. Having reached the front line instead of