Edward Eason was born in Ballarat, Victoria was single and was employed as a Farmer. He enlisted in Melbourne, Victoria at the age of 33. He volunteered and was stationed with the 5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement later transferring to the 50th Battalion with the Regimental number 5092. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 10th of June 1919. Tree number 2050.