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Courtesy of:Ted Hatter
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Daily Mirror on November 21st 1928

This picture featured in the middle pages of the Daily Mirror on November 21st 1928. The caption was - The crews of other lifeboats in the procession. Lifeboatmen and members of the British Legion took turns to carry coffins.

Across the bottom of the middle pages was this caption -
"Close within the sound of the sea, which had robbed the village of Rye Harbour of it's manhood, all the villagers assembled yesterday in its little churchyard to see the burial of fifteen of their lost lifeboat crew. The Minister of Latvia, in recognition of his country's gratitude, laid at the graveside a Laurel wreath bound with the Latvian colours.

Picture Added on 04 August 2006.

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