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
8134 docherty william chapman Details dunedin more details
9838 ferguson arnold Details wellington more details
9076 onion joseph Details hawkes bay more details
6307 newcombe herbert Details grey more details
9067 lucas frank willett Details auckland suburb more details
6374 small alfred charles Details wanganui more details
6359 mcculloch douglas Details waipawa more details
9662 kelly thomas patrick Details lake more details
9081 reeves charles Details taranaki more details
9839 marshall alfred joseph Details wellington more details
9083 rowberry frederick Details hawera more details
9041 bidwell john Details oroua more details
6326 croft alfred Details westland more details
9002 baker john frederick Details buller more details
9065 leslie norman stewart Details waipawa more details
6382 sadler arthur ernest Details taranaki more details
9060 harris william Details piako more details
9068 matson james Details wellington more details
9668 mcgrath frank Details southland more details
9092 whitcombe albert edward Details waitotara more details
8141 visey thomas hernon Details dunedin more details
6392 gower alfred robert Details patea more details
6327 clinch herbert Details waikato more details
9831 wilson robert stewart james Details dunedin suburb more details
9069 mcconnell william nevin Details auckland more details
9815 hannon daniel Details hawkes bay more details
8142 watts william Details dunedin suburb more details
8774 simpson albert richmond Details hawkes bay more details
9099 sutherland william francis donald Details wellington more details
9586 reeves alfred robert Details waikouaiti more details
6335 falvey john Details hawkes bay more details
8779 harris william stevens Details auckland more details
9681 sotheran thomas Details grey more details
9647 grant james ramsay Details marlborough more details
6367 pownall david Details hawkes bay more details
8775 west thomas walter Details wellington more details
6377 stimpson george Details taranaki more details
9043 bowler charles Details ohinemuri more details
9624 allen edwin thomas Details ashley more details
6369 ryan james Details cook 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