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
9069 mcconnell william nevin Details auckland more details
6341 gordon william Details waitotara more details
8915 keating james henry Details thames more details
9826 o'neill john Details hawera more details
6374 small alfred charles Details wanganui more details
6363 nicholson victor herbert Details wellington more details
9056 evans de lacy Details auckland suburb more details
9636 caverhill francis john scott Details christchurch suburb more details
9050 cowell henry lennox Details australia more details
9827 stevens robert Details hutt more details
9580 cameron frederick Details oroua more details
9065 leslie norman stewart Details waipawa more details
9631 bateman james barrington Details bruce more details
9627 burns william raymond Details selwyn more details
8774 simpson albert richmond Details hawkes bay more details
9321 muir john Details australia more details
8903 hooper henry Details horowhenua more details
6304 rankin john Details waitotara more details
9667 metzger jos. arthur Details southland more details
8132 cowie robert Details dunedin more details
9078 quinlan andrew jun Details pahiatua more details
9625 nichol cecil Details wellington more details
9653 hardy-johnston thomas edward Details christchurch suburb more details
9630 boyce frederick william Details levels more details
9651 hurren john Details westland more details
9322 mcmillan samuel thomas Details auckland suburb more details
6322 caulton ernest walter Details wellington more details
6373 sheahan patrick Details patea more details
9070 mckandry james Details auckland more details
9817 ivimey sidney septimus Details dunedin more details
9632 calder william james Details taieri more details
6378 sturt louis william Details rangitikei more details
8143 westbrooke george vincent Details ashburton more details
6314 baird stuart macdonald Details masterton more details
9684 webster alexander Details southland more details
9043 bowler charles Details ohinemuri more details
6331 elliot william Details hawkes bay more details
6381 morris william Details cook more details
9074 morgan thomas lewis Details waitotara more details
9090 tuck francis henry 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