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
9815 hannon daniel Details hawkes bay more details
9039 byford david Details hawkes bay more details
6315 boyd arthur Details waiapu more details
6305 fahey james Details rangitikei more details
9084 rye edward Details waikato more details
6382 sadler arthur ernest Details taranaki more details
9059 griffin henry featherston Details auckland suburb more details
8142 watts william Details dunedin suburb more details
9074 morgan thomas lewis Details waitotara more details
8783 wright evelyn john Details wellington suburb more details
9636 caverhill francis john scott Details christchurch suburb more details
8784 todd robert Details wellington more details
6364 pugh george Details christchurch suburb more details
9076 onion joseph Details hawkes bay more details
9090 tuck francis henry Details waikato more details
8903 hooper henry Details horowhenua more details
6308 hatch george edward Details westland more details
6335 falvey john Details hawkes bay more details
8913 cope gerard brentnall Details wellington more details
9060 harris william Details piako more details
9666 marsh herbert Details southland more details
9083 rowberry frederick Details hawera more details
9054 dawson william rawland Details auckland suburb more details
8130 bax thomas butler Details wairoa more details
6348 hendry percy Details taranaki more details
6377 stimpson george Details taranaki more details
6307 newcombe herbert Details grey more details
6385 tate alfred james Details waipa more details
9670 mason william thomas Details dunedin suburb more details
6344 hills walter ernest Details oroua more details
9050 cowell henry lennox Details australia more details
9092 whitcombe albert edward Details waitotara more details
6370 ramsbottom louis (known as ramsay) Details taranaki more details
8143 westbrooke george vincent Details ashburton more details
9088 stitchbury ivory joseph Details auckland suburb more details
9089 taylor john solomon Details auckland more details
8135 horrobin thomas Details southland more details
6362 macdonald douglas mclean Details oroua more details
9625 angus henry james Details dunedin more details
9099 sutherland william francis donald Details wellington 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