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  • Short Summary

    Moving scenes as the coffins of 15 men who died on the Rye lifeboat are carried into the churchyard to be buried in one grave.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Their duty nobly done! 15 sea heroes of the Rye lifeboat laid to rest in one grave, in churchyard of their home village. East Sussex.

    Various shots of a long procession of pall bearers carrying the 15 coffins in a line, people stand at the side to pay their respects. L/S of mourners following on. Various shots as the coffins are carried into the churchyard. M/S of members of the British Legion walking behind, they are carrying their flags.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    766.19
    Media URN:
    35419
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:23:00 / 01:47:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1557

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