• Short Summary

    Memorial to Rye lifeboat crew who perished in accident in 1928.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Rye. 'We have done that which was out duty to do!' On third anniversary of the tragedy that stirred the Nation, a memorial to 17 gallant life boatmen inaugurated in the tiny Churchyard by the sea."

    Rye, East Sussex.

    Pan across congregation gathered in Churchyard for service to remember the Rye lifeboat crew who died in 1928. A memorial is draped with a RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) flag.

    Shots of Lord Blanesborough (sp?) unveils the memorial to the dead men.

    More shots of the gathered people singing 'Abide With Me', a hymn.

    MS of memorial.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    875.29
    Media URN:
    12855
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/11/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:33:00 / 01:45:38:00
    Canister:
    31/93

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