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
9041 bidwell john Details oroua more details
9817 ivimey sidney septimus Details dunedin more details
9808 bristow george henry Details hawkes bay more details
6360 maclean alfred hubert Details oroua more details
8141 visey thomas hernon Details dunedin more details
9078 quinlan andrew jun Details pahiatua more details
9826 o'neill john Details hawera more details
6321 coe allan edward Details selwyn more details
6363 nicholson victor herbert Details wellington more details
9832 wickens albert edward Details masterton more details
9071 mclennan murdock Details whangarei more details
9067 lucas frank willett Details auckland suburb more details
9647 grant james ramsay Details marlborough more details
9676 rodda james stephen Details ashburton more details
9811 cameron david Details rangitikei more details
9827 stevens robert Details hutt more details
8779 harris william stevens Details auckland more details
9585 jamieson george william Details auckland more details
6320 cooper william Details cook more details
6357 lucas john william Details oroua more details
8136 hendrick george Details dunedin more details
6378 sturt louis william Details rangitikei more details
9042 boot alfred Details auckland more details
9646 gibson alexander david Details waitaki more details
9658 jones james Details westland more details
0 nicholson james william Details not stated more details
9064 kavanagh laurence Details whangarei more details
9586 reeves alfred robert Details waikouaiti more details
9047 cash william frederick Details auckland more details
9651 hurren john Details westland more details
9644 guest william Details marlborough more details
9637 davies cyril Details christchurch suburb more details
9664 mcmahon donald Details grey more details
5447 williamson hugh caskey Details auckland suburb more details
6316 brown william Details cook more details
0 browne charles Details united kingdom more details
9656 jones alfred allen Details cook more details
9665 mcsweeney john Details grey more details
9624 allen edwin thomas Details ashley more details
9084 rye edward Details waikato 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