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 Surnamesort ascending Given Names Contingent County/City
5406 younger george Eighth kiwitea more details
1361 young a j fourth wellington more details
4656 young richard rostron seventh masterton more details
3559 young herbert rainsford sixth waitotara more details
0 young a r fifth not stated more details
80 young rowland spencer First wellington more details
0 young r a fourth not stated more details
5405 young herbert frank Eighth whangarei more details
0 young alexander reid Eighth wellington more details
5404 young ernest Eighth auckland more details
1278 young w fourth horowhenua more details
9618 young arthur Tenth auckland more details
2313 young j l fifth south wairarapa more details
6391 young frederick Eighth wanganui more details
436 young joseph chamberlain second buller more details
7721 young robert Ninth dunedin suburb more details
1501 yorke h m fourth south wairarapa more details
486 yewdall william second raglan more details
7125 yates lance adolphus Ninth mongonui more details
7846 yarrall percy thomas Ninth marlborough more details
2539 yardley h fifth cook more details
1046 wyse c fourth clutha more details
8615 wynyard william thomas Tenth auckland more details
7986 wynn-williams cecil Ninth christchurch more details
5538 wyman ralph Eighth eden more details
91 wyllie john First united kingdom more details
1326 wylie r fourth wellington more details
9573 wylie robert alexander Tenth dunedin more details
5030 wylie robert Eighth wellington more details
1478 wylie f w fourth rotorua more details
4652 wylds edward seventh oroua more details
7376 wylds alfred ernest Ninth oroua more details
535 wylde frank second westland more details
5540 wykes hector james Eighth auckland suburb more details
8094 wybrow thomas Ninth southland more details
1694 wybrow f fifth southland more details
4104 wrigley ellis seventh tauranga more details
2421 wright w c fifth hobson more details
7387 wright charles edward Ninth rangitikei more details
5260 wright percy geoghegan Eighth hawkes bay 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