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
9634 cates george hunter Details ashburton more details
6362 macdonald douglas mclean Details oroua more details
9831 wilson robert stewart james Details dunedin suburb more details
9669 mcgee john Details ashburton more details
9069 mcconnell william nevin Details auckland more details
9045 capper joseph john Details waikato more details
9088 stitchbury ivory joseph Details auckland suburb more details
9814 macdonald john christopher Details wellington more details
9631 bateman james barrington Details bruce more details
9682 tall john edward Details vincent more details
9681 sotheran thomas Details grey more details
9832 wickens albert edward Details masterton more details
9071 mclennan murdock Details whangarei more details
6303 davidson frederick charles Details patea more details
9062 hemmings cecil Details rotorua more details
6367 pownall david Details hawkes bay more details
6359 mcculloch douglas Details waipawa more details
6346 hampton christopher Details hawkes bay more details
0 craig william alfred Details auckland more details
9653 hardy-johnston thomas edward Details christchurch suburb more details
9686 keetley henry joseph Details ashley more details
9627 burns william raymond Details selwyn more details
8777 mcarthur archibald Details wellington more details
0 rouse william george Details australia more details
9066 lucas frederick william Details manukau more details
6369 ryan james Details cook more details
8904 kilminster winford robert Details hutt more details
0 shera louis marie Details auckland suburb more details
9809 conroy george Details wellington more details
9053 dare william Details levels more details
9630 boyce frederick william Details levels more details
9679 stewart charles stewart Details vincent more details
9072 mercer edward walter Details waimea more details
6341 gordon william Details waitotara more details
9075 o'neill bertie Details manukau more details
6334 fleetwood william swayne Details stratford more details
8907 selwood arthur Details hutt more details
9670 mason william thomas Details dunedin suburb more details
6320 cooper william Details cook more details
9813 garrett james arthur Details hutt 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