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
9085 smith luke Details waipawa more details
8131 bateman harry george Details dunedin more details
6389 williamson charles Details waiapu more details
9055 drower george edmond Details auckland suburb more details
9099 sutherland william francis donald Details wellington more details
6370 ramsbottom louis (known as ramsay) Details taranaki more details
8774 simpson albert richmond Details hawkes bay more details
8908 deighton richard george Details wairoa more details
8781 gordon george Details waipawa more details
9659 kerr percy Details inangahua more details
8776 standish ivan Details taranaki more details
9643 forman marshall john Details buller more details
9581 napper sydney frederick Details christchurch more details
6375 stockwell thomas Details stratford more details
9660 keddell charles septimus Details vincent more details
9035 baker frederick charles Details cook more details
8136 hendrick george Details dunedin more details
9675 parr george jones Details christchurch more details
8778 lucas frank usher Details taranaki more details
9650 henderson robert Details dunedin more details
9586 reeves alfred robert Details waikouaiti more details
9580 cameron frederick Details oroua more details
9677 simpson gilbert Details ashley more details
0 whyte harry Details auckland more details
9043 bowler charles Details ohinemuri more details
6381 morris william Details cook more details
9044 bruce roy Details taranaki more details
9683 taylor frederick Details geraldine more details
8780 horne george william Details waipawa more details
9814 macdonald john christopher Details wellington more details
8141 visey thomas hernon Details dunedin more details
6323 campbell kenneth Details cook more details
9625 nichol cecil Details wellington more details
0 conn james Details whangarei more details
9812 fahey michael bernard Details southland more details
6346 hampton christopher Details hawkes bay more details
9631 bateman james barrington Details bruce more details
9676 rodda james stephen Details ashburton more details
9624 allen edwin thomas Details ashley more details
6328 coombridge wilfred arthur Details christchurch 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