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 Surname Given names Contingentsort descending County/City
9815 hannon daniel Details hawkes bay more details
9059 griffin henry featherston Details auckland suburb more details
6381 morris william Details cook more details
9044 bruce roy Details taranaki more details
9039 byford david Details hawkes bay more details
8142 watts william Details dunedin suburb more details
9074 morgan thomas lewis Details waitotara more details
8989 campbell allan Details cook more details
6354 kennedy frederick chafe Details oroua more details
9084 rye edward Details waikato more details
9650 henderson robert Details dunedin more details
9076 onion joseph Details hawkes bay more details
9090 tuck francis henry Details waikato more details
6312 bland harry Details hawkes bay more details
9636 caverhill francis john scott Details christchurch suburb more details
6392 gower alfred robert Details patea more details
9083 rowberry frederick Details hawera more details
9054 dawson william rawland Details auckland suburb more details
9631 bateman james barrington Details bruce more details
9060 harris william Details piako more details
6374 small alfred charles Details wanganui more details
9092 whitcombe albert edward Details waitotara more details
6303 davidson frederick charles Details patea more details
6385 tate alfred james Details waipa more details
9653 hardy-johnston thomas edward Details christchurch suburb more details
8133 davidson william patrick Details dunedin suburb more details
9806 avenell henry Details auckland more details
9065 leslie norman stewart Details waipawa more details
9099 sutherland william francis donald Details wellington more details
6370 ramsbottom louis (known as ramsay) Details taranaki more details
6368 pascoe richard owen Details puzzles more details
9069 mcconnell william nevin Details auckland more details
8135 horrobin thomas Details southland more details
9679 stewart charles stewart Details vincent more details
9072 mercer edward walter Details waimea more details
6375 stockwell thomas Details stratford more details
6341 gordon william Details waitotara more details
9578 hawksworth john Details waimea more details
9037 barry patrick stephen Details waipawa more details
9068 matson james Details wellington 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 19-Aug-2014