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Buddy Bear Woolwich tree memorials and Buddy Bear

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

Statue: Buddy Bear

Erection date: 27/4/2016

Inscription

{Inscription between the crests of Reinickendorf and the Royal Borough of Greenwich on a plaque at the base of the statue:}
Buddy Bear presented to the Royal Borough of Greenwich by the Mayor of Reinickendorf, Berlin, Herr Frank Belzer on the occasion of 50th anniversary celebrations of the twinning link between the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Reinickendorf, Berlin.
Winning design by Roxana Ristea and Cindy Tran, year 7, Eltham High School
Artist Michele Petit-Jean
27th April 2016

Site: Woolwich tree memorials and Buddy Bear (4 memorials)

SE18, Thomas Street

Buddy Bear is on the right of the photograph and the plaques beneath the trees are from centre left to right: Victory in Europe Day 1, Victory in Europe Day 2 and The Burma Campaign.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Buddy Bear

Information Subjects commemorated

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Buddy Bear

The Buddy Bear project was conceived in Berlin by Klaus and Eva Herlitz and R...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Buddy Bear

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Frank Belzer

Politician. District mayor of the Berlin district Reinickendorf since October...

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Roxana Ristea

Student at Eltham High School, who co-designed the Buddy Bear statue in Woolw...

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Cindy Tran

Student at Eltham High School, who co-designed the Buddy Bear statue in Woolw...

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Reinickendorf

The twelfth borough of Berlin. It encompasses the northwest area of the city,

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Buddy Bear

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Burma Campaign - Woolwich

The plaque dates the campaign from 1941, but other sources give it as 1942. T...

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Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 1

The quotation is one of several variations on the same theme. Possible origin...

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Victory in Europe Day - Woolwich 2

This tree was planted by Frank Lerner on 8th October 2011 to mark Victory in ...

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