Edward Mallon was born on the 9th January 1881 and baptised on the 20th January 1881 at St. Brigid’s R.C. Church, Liverpool. His parents were Philip and Mary Mallon (nee Riley).
 
1891 Census: - 44 Naylor Street, Liverpool – Parents Philip and Mary with children Andrew and Edward and Elizabeth Sangster (Married daughter) and her son Samuel Sangster
 
1901 Census: - 7/8 Eldon Street, Liverpool – Parents Philip and Mary with children Edward, and Elizabeth Sangster and her son Samuel - Parents are both born Ireland and Edward is a Labourer at the Oil Mills.

 
Edward married Margaret J Culshaw on the 25th May 1902 at St Joseph’s R.C. Church, Liverpool. 
 
1911 Census: - 54 Bond Sttreet, Liverpool - Edward with wife Margaret and daughter Margaret age 2 (Born 6/1/1909) They had been married 10 years with 4 children born and 1 still alive.
 
Edward’s service records have survived. They show that on enlistment, on the 31st August 1916, he was living at 106 Gildarts Gardens and was 34 years 7 months old, 5 ft 5⅛ inches tall, weighed 95 lbs, with a 33˝ inch chest. He was a Roman Catholic and was employed as a Pressman. His sister Elizabeth Graham was aged 42 and lived at 50 Bond Street, Liverpool as of the 8th November 1919.
 
For further biographical information see Our Lady of Reconciliation War Memorial.
 
Edward Mallon died from a chronic gastric ulcer at 9.15am on the 13th March 1919. 
 
He was buried in a Soldier's War Grave (Section RD) at Ford R.C. Cemetery on the 20th March 1919. His place of death was given as the Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot and his age as 37 years.
 
A pension of 20 shillings 5d per week was awarded to his wife from the 29th September 1919. She lived at 106 Gildarts Gardens, Liverpool, after the war.