Born in Oldcastle, Malpas, Cheshire in 1883 (baptised 30th December 1883), the second son of William and Elizabeth Stevenson of Booth Cottages, Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire.
The 1911 Census shows Edward as a farm labourer.
Edward’s younger brother Joseph also lost his life in the Great War.
Regiment : 1st/4th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment, formerly Cheshire Regiment (4677)
Rank : Private
Service Number : 203653
Died of illness (malaria); Egypt 18 October 1917 Aged 33