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
8910 cheffings frank Details taranaki more details
9625 angus henry james Details dunedin more details
6340 gilpin edmund Details hawkes bay more details
9829 urquhart harry Details waitotara more details
9659 kerr percy Details inangahua more details
8776 standish ivan Details taranaki more details
9676 rodda james stephen Details ashburton more details
0 peacock gerald beresford Details auckland more details
8915 keating james henry Details thames more details
6357 lucas john william Details oroua more details
9038 bassett joseph Details ekatahuna more details
9830 wilkie charles Details auckland suburb more details
9035 baker frederick charles Details cook more details
9675 parr george jones Details christchurch more details
8778 lucas frank usher Details taranaki more details
8909 moore frederick edwin Details wellington more details
9814 hannon joseph Details waipawa more details
9084 rye edward Details waikato more details
9658 jones james Details westland more details
9048 clegg john james Details waipawa more details
9834 lear ernest Details dunedin more details
9683 taylor frederick Details geraldine more details
8780 horne george william Details waipawa more details
9050 cowell henry lennox Details australia more details
6311 adams william john Details oroua more details
9664 mcmahon donald Details grey more details
8130 bax thomas butler Details wairoa more details
9049 couper john frederick Details hawkes bay more details
9838 ferguson arnold Details wellington more details
9812 fahey michael bernard Details southland more details
8775 west thomas walter Details wellington more details
8134 docherty william chapman Details dunedin more details
6325 charles edmund Details oroua more details
9665 mcsweeney john Details grey more details
9057 fisher frederick ferguson Details ekatahuna more details
9839 marshall alfred joseph Details wellington more details
9837 knowles francis Details wellington more details
9081 reeves charles Details taranaki more details
6332 fowler ernest nathaniel Details waitotara more details
9671 morris george albert Details westland 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