Item 05: M.C. Evans war diary, 16 June-8 November 1917 - Page 30
of the pilots & the mounted troops went out & rescued the remaining two pilots & brought back the machine guns, and since the planes were a very decrepid pattern it is perhaps just as well that they have been destroyed.
On the 29th sad to relate we leave the sea & go Ibilia back to Abasan el Kebir where we were before.
We are back at Abasan el Kebir now in another orchard about quarter of a mile from the first. They say that we are moving out again in a few days.