Private Olaf (Olof) John Danielson was a Welsh soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in 1893, in Swansea, the son of Swedish-born general labourer Olaf and Eliza Ann Danielson, local to the area. At the time of the 1911 census, Danielson was working as a bottler while living with his family at 56 Rodney Street.

Danielson died on 10 July 1916, during the Somme Offensive, while serving with the 14th (Service) Battalion (Swansea), The Welsh Regiment on the Western Front.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Thiepval Memorial.


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