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
6315 boyd arthur Details waiapu more details
6305 fahey james Details rangitikei more details
9099 sutherland william francis donald Details wellington more details
8133 davidson william patrick Details dunedin suburb more details
9081 reeves charles Details taranaki more details
6316 brown william Details cook more details
9651 hurren john Details westland more details
9094 instone thomas henry Details hutt more details
8776 standish ivan Details taranaki more details
6309 allardice george henry frederick Details waipawa more details
8774 simpson albert richmond Details hawkes bay more details
0 whyte harry Details auckland more details
6370 ramsbottom louis (known as ramsay) Details taranaki more details
9002 baker john frederick Details buller more details
9069 mcconnell william nevin Details auckland more details
8778 lucas frank usher Details taranaki more details
9082 rose donald henry Details waipawa more details
0 craig william alfred Details auckland more details
8130 bax thomas butler Details wairoa more details
0 conn james Details whangarei more details
6375 stockwell thomas Details stratford more details
8141 visey thomas hernon Details dunedin more details
9050 cowell henry lennox Details australia more details
9661 kenyon fred. b Details southland more details
8780 horne george william Details waipawa more details
9831 wilson robert stewart james Details dunedin suburb more details
8779 harris william stevens Details auckland more details
0 shera louis marie Details auckland suburb more details
9043 bowler charles Details ohinemuri more details
9089 taylor john solomon Details auckland more details
6318 campbell david Details stratford more details
6326 croft alfred Details westland more details
9625 angus henry james Details dunedin more details
9586 reeves alfred robert Details waikouaiti more details
9681 sotheran thomas Details grey more details
9641 davidson robert gilbert Details australia more details
0 lewin charles montague Details christchurch more details
9067 lucas frank willett Details auckland suburb more details
6327 clinch herbert Details waikato more details
6323 campbell kenneth 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