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
9624 allen edwin thomas Details ashley more details
8989 campbell allan Details cook more details
9686 keetley henry joseph Details ashley more details
8777 mcarthur archibald Details wellington more details
9089 taylor john solomon Details auckland more details
6369 ryan james Details cook more details
8904 kilminster winford robert Details hutt more details
6379 newsham john (Lewis Oscar) Details wairarapa south more details
9625 angus henry james Details dunedin more details
9809 conroy george Details wellington more details
9053 dare william Details levels more details
6392 gower alfred robert Details patea more details
9098 peterson alfred Details waipawa more details
9094 instone thomas henry Details hutt more details
8907 selwood arthur Details hutt more details
0 lewin charles montague Details christchurch more details
9813 garrett james arthur Details hutt more details
9079 rea edward henry Details thames more details
0 davis herbert moss Details auckland more details
9639 douglas james Details ashburton more details
8910 cheffings frank Details taranaki more details
9638 dreaver robert thomas Details dunedin more details
8140 swanson william brown Details dunedin more details
6346 hampton christopher Details hawkes bay more details
9816 hammond edward Details ohinemuri more details
0 craig william alfred Details auckland more details
6321 coe allan edward Details selwyn more details
9067 lucas frank willett Details auckland suburb more details
9647 grant james ramsay Details marlborough more details
9654 jones frederick richard Details christchurch more details
8775 west thomas walter Details wellington more details
9661 kenyon fred. b Details southland more details
6384 tier james Details hawkes bay more details
8915 keating james henry Details thames more details
9662 kelly thomas patrick Details lake more details
3730 forbes william Details waitaki more details
6382 sadler arthur ernest Details taranaki more details
0 browne charles Details united kingdom more details
6318 campbell david Details stratford more details
9818 johnston robert Details cook 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