Arthur, a twenty four year old single man, was working as a Groom for Dr Vernon at Inverell prior to enlistment. He joined the Second Contingent of The Kurrajongs and departed Inverell on 20 February 1916 for the Narrabri Camp.
He was appointed to the Light Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 1 and sailed from Australia on HMAT A14 Euripides in September 1916. Arthur served in France where he was wounded at Rouen in April 1918. Just two months later he was Killed in Action and buried at Meteren Military Cemetery, France.
Private Arthur Brown has his name inscribed on the Inverell Cenotaph and was one of the 215 men for whom a memorial tree was planted in Kurrajong Parade in 1919.