Andrew James Brown was born in Stawell, VIC and was a Labourer by trade when he enlisted from Ballarat with the 57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement on 21 February 1916 at the age of 30. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916. He embarked for overseas service on the Euripides on April 4th. He had a further three months of training in England before being moved to France in September and transferring to the 59th Battalion with whom he served until early in 1918. In February 1918 he was detached for duty with the YMCA with whom he served as a cook until he was hospitalised with influenza in October. After the war he returned home on the Port Lyttleton, disembarking at Melbourne on August 5th 1919.
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