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Dauberman, Kenneth Richard Clifton

Born in 1922 - 231654V - Signaller

Submited by his daughter,  Force No 65408577 Sgt E.K. (Lynn) Dauberman ( who used to serve with the 1st Parachute Regiment from 1967 to 1977 including Ops Savannah. Lynn does not know where her late father was posted in South Africa. All she knows is that he went to Egypt and served with the 17th South African Signals Squadron, attached to the 6th SA Armoured Sherman tank division in Italy up to the end of the war.

Ex-Volunteer's Identity Book No 065464 - I.B.

Attested at East London on 30 July 1942 at the age of 20 years

Discharged on 28 January 1946 in consequence of "Partial Demobilisation" after service of 3 years and 183 days

Employed as a Butchers Blockman at "J.R. Dauberman", 65 Cambridge Road, King William's Town (Employment Certificate attached)

Awarded the "Pacific Star" with Clasp "Burma" (Dark green with red edges, a central yellow stripe, and two narrow stripes, one dark blue and the other light blue. This ribbon was worn with the dark blue stripe furthest from the left shoulder)

Member of the Safe Driving Schemes Division of the King William's Town District. Membership Card No K.52 dated 7 August 1951

Member of the South African Corps of Signals Association

Life Member of the South African Legion, King William's Town dated 10 July 1951

Kenneth Dauberman is 3rd row from the front, 5th from the right, with his uncle, Gerald Jacoby, to the left of him)