Edwin (mainly known as Archie Edwin) was born in Newport, Shropshire, on 15 April 1883, the son of Sarah A. and Edwin Caseley. By 1901 they were living at 28 Stephenson Street, Wolverhampton, along with Archie’s brother, Albert J. Archie was working as a carpenter’s apprentice. He married Clarrie Edith Underwood in Wolverhampton in 1911, and the couple lived at 39 Merridale Road, Wolverhampton. Archie was working as a builder. They had a son, Kenneth Raymond, born a year later.
Archie does not appear to have done any military service during the war, but did serve locally as a Special Constable for Wolverhampton Borough Council.
He died on 10 September 1943, by which date his address was Southcliffe, Perton. The value of his effects was £19131 9s. 8d.