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
9064 kavanagh laurence Details whangarei more details
9676 rodda james stephen Details ashburton more details
9586 reeves alfred robert Details waikouaiti more details
9811 cameron david Details rangitikei more details
9646 gibson alexander david Details waitaki more details
9642 ferguson robert stewart Details southland more details
6378 sturt louis william Details rangitikei more details
8779 harris william stevens Details auckland more details
9042 boot alfred Details auckland more details
9585 jamieson george william Details auckland more details
9644 guest william Details marlborough more details
9068 matson james Details wellington more details
9652 hildyard sidney harcourt Details selwyn more details
6357 lucas john william Details oroua more details
8784 todd robert Details wellington more details
9643 forman marshall john Details buller more details
9667 metzger jos. arthur Details southland more details
0 nicholson james william Details not stated more details
9624 allen edwin thomas Details ashley more details
9658 jones james Details westland more details
8989 campbell allan Details cook more details
9034 autridge william james Details thames more details
9047 cash william frederick Details auckland more details
9637 davies cyril Details christchurch suburb more details
5447 williamson hugh caskey Details auckland suburb more details
9664 mcmahon donald Details grey more details
6316 brown william Details cook more details
9660 keddell charles septimus Details vincent more details
6392 gower alfred robert Details patea more details
9098 peterson alfred Details waipawa more details
9651 hurren john Details westland more details
9094 instone thomas henry Details hutt more details
9814 macdonald john christopher Details wellington more details
9656 jones alfred allen Details cook more details
9665 mcsweeney john Details grey more details
9677 simpson gilbert Details ashley more details
9077 patterson james Details auckland more details
6344 hills walter ernest Details oroua more details
6346 hampton christopher Details hawkes bay more details
9671 morris george albert Details westland 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