14/08/1915- Completed Application for Enlistment & Medical Examination Bunbury WA
17/09/1915- Signed Oath of Allegiance & Application for Enlistment accepted Bunbury WA
21/09/1915- To No. 30 Depot Company Blackboy Hill Camp WA as Private
1/11/1915- To 13th Reinforcements 16th Battalion Blackboy Hill
29/01/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard “Runic” bound for Egypt
26/02/1916- Disembarked Alexandria to Base Details  Zeitoun Egypt
19/04/1916- Transferred to/Taken on Strength 48th Battalion in the field Railhead Egypt
03/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France
9/06/1916- Disembarked Marseilles France
6/08/1916- Wounded in Action Pozieres France ( Gunshot Wounds Right Thigh & Left Leg )- Remained at Duty until Mission Completed
12/08/1916- Admitted 1st Australian General Hospital Rouen France ex Casualty Clearing Station ex Ambulance Train
15/08/1916- Evacuated/Admitted Hospital England( Mother Mrs E.H. TOGNINI received a letter from the AIF dated 06/09/1916 stating her son was wounded, however the nature of the wound was unknown and the name and location of the hospital was unknown)
31/01/1917- Admitted 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England( Mother Mrs E.H. TOGNINI received a follow-up letter from the AIF advising her son was now a patient at the 3rd Australian Aux Hospital at Dartford, England- they also incorrectly stated that he was wounded apparently on a Second Occasion)
2/03/1917- Medical Board Report completed at 3rd AAH Dartford ( Permanently Medically Unfit for Active Service )
2/03/1917- Granted Leave England on discharge from Hospital
17/03/1917- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex Leave
21/07/1917- Embarked England for Australia per ” Euripides ”
12/09/1917- Disembarked Fremantle
3/10/1917- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).



British War Medal No. 8585

Victory Medal NO. 8548

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Eganstown Avenue of Honour War Memorial Daylesford Victoria.




Date  of  Recommendation : 21 August 1916


 ” At POZIERES as a Battalion Scout he worked courageously in patrolling the Front during the night of August 5th/6th 1916, when he occupied an advanced position about 5o yards from POZIERES  MILL.  His work during the whole time  was most courageously and cheerfully carried out  after being badly wounded in the leg.  He remained in the position until brought in by stretcher bearers  on the morning of August 6th 1916 “.


Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : 19 April 1917

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : Page  923,  Position  28

Date of London Gazette : 14 November 1916

Location in London Gazette : Page  11106,  Position  13