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Memorial

West Berlin Street Lamp West Berlin street lamp

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: West Berlin Street Lamp

Erection date: 1/6/1963

Inscription

The lamp above this plaque was formerly used to light a street in West Berlin, it was presented by Herr Willi Brandt, the Mayor of West Berlin to councillor Stanley Atkins J.P., the worshipful mayor of Hammersmith as a token of friendship of the jumelage held in this borough.
1st June 1963.

Hammersmith & Fulham has been twinned with Neukolln (a borough of West Berlin) since 1955. "Jumelage" is French for "twinning", and perhaps (we're struggling here) used in German for the concept.  See Plaques of London for a picture of the lamp.

Site: West Berlin street lamp (1 memorial)

W6, Furnival Gardens, Lower Mall, Westcott Lodge

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
West Berlin Street Lamp

Information Subjects commemorated

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Twinning

Wikipedia explains about twin towns, etc.

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West Berlin

A political exclave within the German Democratic Republic. Although political...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
West Berlin Street Lamp

Information Created by

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Stanley Moss Atkins

Councillor, J.P.  Mayor of Hammersmith 1963-64.  1964 – Elected as the first ...

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Willy Brandt

Politiican. Born as Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm in the Free City of Lübeck (Germ...

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