Freddie Dunkelman

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Frederick Francis Dunkelman (5 February 1920 – 23 July 2010) was a British ice hockey player who competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics. In St. Moritz he was a member of the British team that placed fifth in the ice hockey tournament. He was born in East Ham, Greater London and was a member of the Harringay Greyhounds.[1] In 1946 he founded Dunkelman & Son Ltd, now known as Dasco Shoe Care, in Battersea to manufacture and sell ice hockey sticks, but moved into the shoe trade in 1950 and to a new location in Desborough in 1969. He retired from the business after 61 years in 2007 and died in his sleep on 23 July 2010.[2]


  1. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (June 2016). "Freddie Dunkelman Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics. Sports Retrieved 9 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Freddie Dunkelman Retires after 61 years in business!". Latest News. Dasco Fine Shoe Care. 20 July 2007. Retrieved 7 April 2010.