|Place of birth||Cork, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, Michael Toomey, 14 Abbey Street, Cork, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 5 years in the Volunteer Militia.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||59th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/76/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||58th Battalion|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 16 July 1917. Found guilty, at sea, 24 July 1917, of drunkenness: fined 2/6. Found guilty, 'Port Melbourne', Cape Town, South Africa, of (1) offering violence to his Superior Officer (2) disobedience of Orders: awarded 14 days' detention; 12 days' subsequently remitted. Disembarked Liverpool, England, 16 September 1917; marched in to 15th Training Bn, Hurdcott, 17 September 1917.
Found guilty, Hurdcott, 21 September 1917, of being absent without leave, 9 am to 1.50 pm, 19 September 1917: awarded forfeitureof 3 days' pay.
Found guilty, Hurdcott, 10 October 1917, of being absent without leave, 0900, 6 October, to 0600, 9 October 1917: awarded forfeiture of 15 days' pay; forfeited a total of 19 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 December 1917; taken on strength, 59th Bn, in the field, 11 December 1917.
Transferred to 58th Bn, 12 February 1918.
Wounded in action, 3 March 1918 (gun shot wound, right ankle); admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance, 4 March 1918; transferred same day to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 34, 5 March 1918, and admitted to 7th Canadian General Hospital (fractured femur); to England, 12 March 1918, and admitted to Barnet War Hospital, High Barnet, 14 March 1918; to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 15 April 1918. discharged on furlough, 26 April 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 10 May 1918.
Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 18 May 1918.
Tried by Civil Powers, wetsham, at Guildhall, Malcolm Regis, 8 June 1918: pleaded Not Guilty to a charge of stealing [3 packets of Players cigarettes; value 1/10]; found Guilty: sentenced to one month's imprisonment; forfeited 30 days' pay.
Discharged in the United Kingdom, 2 August 1918 (medically unfit).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal