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
0 davis herbert moss Details auckland more details
9064 kavanagh laurence Details whangarei more details
9586 reeves alfred robert Details waikouaiti more details
9085 smith luke Details waipawa more details
9635 collison hugh edward Details ashburton more details
9034 autridge william james Details thames more details
9676 rodda james stephen Details ashburton more details
9811 cameron david Details rangitikei more details
9042 boot alfred Details auckland more details
9820 lisle adam Details taranaki more details
9066 lucas frederick william Details manukau more details
9043 bowler charles Details ohinemuri more details
9643 forman marshall john Details buller more details
6357 lucas john william Details oroua more details
6321 coe allan edward Details selwyn more details
9655 johnston robert Details dunedin suburb more details
8783 wright evelyn john Details wellington suburb more details
9823 mckeague william john Details oroua more details
9660 keddell charles septimus Details vincent more details
6324 crump robert nixon Details oroua more details
9075 o'neill bertie Details manukau more details
8784 todd robert Details wellington more details
9624 allen edwin thomas Details ashley more details
9658 jones james Details westland more details
8913 cope gerard brentnall Details wellington more details
9829 urquhart harry Details waitotara more details
9677 simpson gilbert Details ashley more details
9033 grant david Details waitaki more details
9080 ralph william anthony Details waikato more details
9814 macdonald john christopher Details wellington more details
9807 brady reginald Details wellington more details
6374 small alfred charles Details wanganui more details
9664 mcmahon donald Details grey more details
6307 newcombe herbert Details grey more details
9094 instone thomas henry Details hutt more details
9038 bassett joseph Details ekatahuna more details
9830 wilkie charles Details auckland suburb more details
8912 cullen thomas william Details masterton more details
6302 boddington houston mayor Details masterton more details
9832 wickens albert edward Details masterton 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