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Nice912 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Nice833 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Nice825 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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Nice809 viewsThe band of the 159th Regiment (French Army) heads up the funeral procession on to the harbour at Nice
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Nice808 viewsFrench honour guard
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Nice812 viewsUndertaker's party screwing down the lid of the outer coffin containing the body of Yeats - scene outside the mortuary in the cemetery at Roquebrune (France). Figure on left is that of gravedigger. Other civilian is M/ Otto, poet and lawyer of Mentone, who delivered farewell oration.
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Nice793 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice796 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice800 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice806 viewsIn the cemetery at Roquebrune where Yeats had been buried. M. Otto, a Mentone lawyor, working on the text of the farewell oration which he addressed to the dead poet before the cortege started for Nice
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Nice788 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice771 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice762 viewsRatings and Petty Officers of the L.E. Macha forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame, Nice (France) after attending Mass, 5/9/48
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Nice744 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice744 viewsGang-plank goes ashore from the first Irish warship, the L.E. Macha, to berth at any Mediterranean port. Seaman Joe Higgins of Youghal was first rating ashore on French soil
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Nice734 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice732 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice872 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice807 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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