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
9811 cameron david Details rangitikei more details
6308 hatch george edward Details westland more details
0 davis herbert moss Details auckland more details
6339 graham john henry Details taranaki more details
9810 carson arthur andrew Details oroua more details
8139 mcfarlane herbert milne Details dunedin suburb more details
6329 campbell thomas Details wellington more details
8778 lucas frank usher Details taranaki more details
9806 avenell henry Details auckland more details
6375 stockwell thomas Details stratford more details
6348 hendry percy Details taranaki more details
8130 bax thomas butler Details wairoa more details
6384 tier james Details hawkes bay more details
9828 simon david Details rotorua more details
8131 bateman harry george Details dunedin more details
9055 drower george edmond Details auckland suburb more details
9667 metzger jos. arthur Details southland more details
6376 sinclair harold lionel aynsley Details oroua more details
8780 horne george william Details waipawa more details
6309 allardice george henry frederick Details waipawa more details
8782 mcguire william frooms Details hutt more details
9581 napper sydney frederick Details christchurch more details
8136 hendrick george Details dunedin more details
9629 birtles peter Details taieri more details
9674 nicol frank wilfred Details waitaki more details
6432 glass walter thomas Details westland more details
6343 green harry Details stratford more details
9650 henderson robert Details dunedin more details
9666 marsh herbert Details southland more details
9659 kerr percy Details inangahua more details
8143 westbrooke george vincent Details ashburton more details
9687 francis reginald alfred perry Details christchurch more details
9056 evans de lacy Details auckland suburb more details
6345 hart george william Details wairarapa south more details
9636 caverhill francis john scott Details christchurch suburb more details
9050 cowell henry lennox Details australia more details
9675 parr george jones Details christchurch more details
9091 walker reginald george Details horowhenua more details
6341 gordon william Details waitotara more details
6353 jenkins frederick Details waitotara 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