NZ units in South Africa 1899-1902

Page 5 – Embarkation database

The information was sourced from the nominal rolls of the New Zealand Contingents published in the Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives. It contains the names, contingents, companies, registration numbers, ranks, embarkation details, addresses, next of kin and occupations of every New Zealand soldier who joined the New Zealand contingents that sailed to the South African War. Note that New Zealand soldiers who enlisted in British, Australian or South African forces do not appear on this database.
Reg No Surnamesort descending Given Names Contingent County/City
0 abbott f w fifth auckland more details
5297 abbott harold Eighth manukau more details
2342 abbott h fifth manukau more details
818 absolom j l third hawkes bay more details
7858 aburn frank george Ninth dunedin more details
9484 ackins william richard Tenth dunedin more details
620 acland l g d third mackenzie more details
9103 acourt sydney charles Tenth christchurch more details
2570 acourt s c fifth christchurch more details
9108 acourt william henry Tenth christchurch more details
5625 acton francis Eighth levels more details
8901 adair john Tenth wellington more details
1601 adam w c fifth clutha more details
7987 adam alexander Ninth clutha more details
9140 adam leonard bruce Tenth christchurch suburb more details
7405 adams albert Ninth wellington more details
6311 adams william john Details oroua more details
5175 adams robert stafford Eighth oroua more details
4381 adams edmund alfred seventh christchurch suburb more details
5181 adams robert allan Eighth masterton more details
7601 adams john Ninth mackenzie more details
2446 adamson g t fifth westland more details
8629 adamson percy lorenzo Tenth wellington more details
7989 adamson george townsend Ninth westland more details
113 aiken james first southland more details
1603 aitken r fifth southland more details
1602 aitken g fifth bruce more details
8518 aitken hugh alexander Tenth westland more details
502 aitken william scott second ashley more details
4258 aitken george seventh southland more details
7262 aitken william Ninth taranaki more details
0 aitken-connell arnold douglas seventh manukau more details
7135 alderdice walter Ninth manukau more details
5182 aldridge william henry Eighth horowhenua more details
357 aldworth robert hooper second rangitikei more details
1133 alexander j t fourth not stated more details
3580 alexander john sixth levels more details
8514 alexander john edward Tenth auckland suburb more details
1408 alexander j e fourth auckland more details
5889 alexander william Eighth dunedin suburb more details


Service records online

Most of the South African War service records for soldiers in this database have now been digitised and are available by searching the Archives New Zealand Archway website.

How to cite this page

'Embarkation database', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 4-Mar-2022