|Place of birth||Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Walla Street, South Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||J Toft, Walla Street, South Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||25th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/42/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||25th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Crucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row E, Grave No. 19), Villers-Bretonneux, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Leonorah Kate TOFT, 'Hatherleigh', South Kalkie, Bundaberg, Queensland|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 2762 Pte Arthur Stanley TOFT, 46th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 December 1918;  Captain Percy John Gilbert TOFT MC & Bar, MM, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 4 September 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 9 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Found guilty, Tel el Kebir, 21 January 1916, of being absent without leave from 2200, 20 January, to 2200, 21 January: awarded 1 day's Field Punishment No 2.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 7 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 19 March 1916.
Apoointed Corporal, 16 August 1916.
Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 11 November 1916 (pyrexia, unknown origin), and transferred to Corps Rest Station; discharged and rejoined unit, 21 November 1916.
Appointed Sergeant, 10 January 1917.
Admitted to 1st Field Ambulance, 19 January 1917 (scabies), and transferred to Rest Station; discharged to duty, 16 February 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 18 February 1917.
Promoted Company Quartermaster Sergeant, 28 May 1917.
Detached to 4th Officer Cadet Bn, Oxford, 26 September 1917.
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 31 January 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 5 April 1918; marched in to Base Depot, Havre, 7 April 1918.
Admitted to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 9 April 1918 (gonorrhoea); discharged to Base Depot, 8 June 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 61 days.
Admitted to 2nd General Hospital, Havre, 12 June 1918 (influenza); discharged to Base Depot, 17 June 1918.
Rejoined 25th Bn, in the field, 23 June 1918.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, TOFT Cecil George|