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
9084 rye edward Details waikato more details
9077 patterson james Details auckland more details
9818 johnston robert Details cook more details
6376 sinclair harold lionel aynsley Details oroua more details
9045 capper joseph john Details waikato more details
9808 bristow george henry Details hawkes bay more details
9819 lowrie frederick Details rangitikei more details
9062 hemmings cecil Details rotorua more details
9674 nicol frank wilfred Details waitaki more details
9679 stewart charles stewart Details vincent more details
9072 mercer edward walter Details waimea more details
6303 davidson frederick charles Details patea more details
6341 gordon william Details waitotara more details
9826 o'neill john Details hawera more details
8136 hendrick george Details dunedin more details
8782 mcguire william frooms Details hutt more details
9064 kavanagh laurence Details whangarei more details
9586 reeves alfred robert Details waikouaiti more details
9820 lisle adam Details taranaki more details
9066 lucas frederick william Details manukau more details
9810 carson arthur andrew Details oroua more details
8139 mcfarlane herbert milne Details dunedin suburb more details
9687 francis reginald alfred perry Details christchurch more details
9042 boot alfred Details auckland more details
9827 stevens robert Details hutt more details
9817 ivimey sidney septimus Details dunedin more details
9823 mckeague william john Details oroua more details
9075 o'neill bertie Details manukau more details
9828 simon david Details rotorua more details
9056 evans de lacy Details auckland suburb more details
6313 bowles jesse Details patangata more details
9078 quinlan andrew jun Details pahiatua more details
6344 hills walter ernest Details oroua more details
9624 allen edwin thomas Details ashley more details
9099 riley james Details vincent more details
0 browne charles Details united kingdom more details
9666 marsh herbert Details southland more details
9829 urquhart harry Details waitotara more details
9080 ralph william anthony Details waikato more details
9088 stitchbury ivory joseph Details auckland 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