Freddie Dunkelman

Frederick F. "Freddie" Dunkelman (February 5, 1920 – July 23, 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.[2]


  1. Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans, Bill Mallon, and Hilary Evans (2010). "Freddie Dunkelman Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics. Sports Retrieved 2010-04-07.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. "Freddie Dunkelman Retires after 61 years in business!". Latest News. Dasco Fine Shoe Care. 2007-07-20. Retrieved 2010-04-07.