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
6343 green harry Details stratford more details
6389 williamson charles Details waiapu more details
6361 mcchesney thomas Details rangitikei more details
9683 taylor frederick Details geraldine more details
9625 angus henry james Details dunedin more details
8781 gordon george Details waipawa more details
9580 cameron frederick Details oroua more details
6340 gilpin edmund Details hawkes bay more details
6374 small alfred charles Details wanganui more details
6345 hart george william Details wairarapa south more details
6316 brown william Details cook more details
6371 robbie david barker Details taranaki more details
9812 fahey michael bernard Details southland more details
0 lewin charles montague Details christchurch more details
9070 mckandry james Details auckland more details
9035 baker frederick charles Details cook more details
9625 nichol cecil Details wellington more details
9065 leslie norman stewart Details waipawa more details
6353 jenkins frederick Details waitotara more details
9837 knowles francis Details wellington more details
8903 hooper henry Details horowhenua more details
9074 morgan thomas lewis Details waitotara more details
9632 calder william james Details taieri more details
0 davis herbert moss Details auckland more details
6356 lankshear sydney warner Details oroua more details
8775 west thomas walter Details wellington more details
9636 caverhill francis john scott Details christchurch suburb more details
9806 avenell henry Details auckland more details
8783 wright evelyn john Details wellington suburb more details
8134 docherty william chapman Details dunedin more details
9090 tuck francis henry Details waikato more details
6360 maclean alfred hubert Details oroua more details
8913 cope gerard brentnall Details wellington more details
6326 croft alfred Details westland more details
9077 patterson james Details auckland more details
6304 rankin john Details waitotara more details
3730 forbes william Details waitaki more details
9054 dawson william rawland Details auckland suburb more details
9321 muir john Details australia more details
9084 rye edward Details waikato 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