Edward Halewood was born at Moor Hall Lodge, Prescot Road, Aughton on the 13th March 1893.
 
He was the son of William Halewood and Sarah White Halewood (nee Davies). His father was a coachman and groom who died at Moor Hall, Aughton on the 18th March 1898.
 
After her husband's death Sarah moved to Crosby with her four sons. They were living at 24 Moorgate Avenue, Great Crosby at the time of the 1911 census and Edward, aged eighteen, was working as a grocer's assistant.
 
Edward's service records have survived. They show he enlisted with the Liverpool 'Pals' on the 10th November 1914. He was killed in action on the 28th January 1916.
 
His brother William Halewood also fell.