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
9665 mcsweeney john Details grey more details
0 rouse william george Details australia more details
9814 macdonald john christopher Details wellington more details
6361 mcchesney thomas Details rangitikei more details
8130 bax thomas butler Details wairoa more details
8134 docherty william chapman Details dunedin more details
6344 hills walter ernest Details oroua more details
9081 reeves charles Details taranaki more details
9678 stephen george Details ashburton more details
9671 morris george albert Details westland more details
9086 smith walter Details pahiatua more details
9832 wickens albert edward Details masterton more details
9071 mclennan murdock Details whangarei more details
9050 cowell henry lennox Details australia more details
6371 robbie david barker Details taranaki more details
6312 bland harry Details hawkes bay more details
9082 rose donald henry Details waipawa more details
6343 green harry Details stratford more details
9321 muir john Details australia more details
6362 macdonald douglas mclean Details oroua more details
9069 mcconnell william nevin Details auckland more details
9672 morris robert leonard Details westland more details
9093 wilkins percy reginald Details auckland suburb more details
9625 angus henry james Details dunedin more details
9088 stitchbury ivory joseph Details auckland suburb more details
6315 boyd arthur Details waiapu more details
9002 baker john frederick Details buller more details
6345 hart george william Details wairarapa south more details
9628 burrows james frederick Details dunedin more details
9322 mcmillan samuel thomas Details auckland suburb more details
6320 cooper william Details cook more details
9668 mcgrath frank Details southland more details
6322 caulton ernest walter Details wellington more details
9685 wilson andrew forrester Details waihemo more details
9068 matson james Details wellington more details
9641 davidson robert gilbert Details australia more details
6353 jenkins frederick Details waitotara more details
9634 cates george hunter Details ashburton more details
9667 metzger jos. arthur Details southland more details
8143 westbrooke george vincent Details ashburton 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