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
9634 cates george hunter Details ashburton more details
9831 wilson robert stewart james Details dunedin suburb more details
6331 elliot william Details hawkes bay more details
8780 horne george william Details waipawa more details
9085 smith luke Details waipawa more details
9647 grant james ramsay Details marlborough more details
8130 bax thomas butler Details wairoa more details
6359 mcculloch douglas Details waipawa more details
6323 campbell kenneth Details cook more details
9578 hawksworth john Details waimea more details
9682 tall john edward Details vincent more details
9681 sotheran thomas Details grey more details
9050 cowell henry lennox Details australia more details
9089 taylor john solomon Details auckland more details
6328 coombridge wilfred arthur Details christchurch more details
9642 ferguson robert stewart Details southland more details
6368 pascoe richard owen Details puzzles more details
9686 keetley henry joseph Details ashley more details
8777 mcarthur archibald Details wellington more details
6379 newsham john (Lewis Oscar) Details wairarapa south more details
9625 angus henry james Details dunedin more details
6321 coe allan edward Details selwyn more details
9652 hildyard sidney harcourt Details selwyn more details
8784 todd robert Details wellington more details
9809 conroy george Details wellington more details
9053 dare william Details levels more details
8141 visey thomas hernon Details dunedin more details
9643 forman marshall john Details buller more details
9099 riley james Details vincent more details
9639 douglas james Details ashburton more details
9638 dreaver robert thomas Details dunedin more details
8779 harris william stevens Details auckland more details
9627 burns william raymond Details selwyn more details
9813 garrett james arthur Details hutt more details
9079 rea edward henry Details thames more details
9077 patterson james Details auckland more details
9654 jones frederick richard Details christchurch more details
8775 west thomas walter Details wellington more details
9662 kelly thomas patrick Details lake more details
8138 mcdonald allan joseph Details 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 19-Aug-2014