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
6362 macdonald douglas mclean Details oroua more details
9813 garrett james arthur Details hutt more details
8773 tipling harold beaumont Details wellington more details
9671 morris george albert Details westland more details
9086 smith walter Details pahiatua more details
9067 lucas frank willett Details auckland suburb more details
6357 lucas john william Details oroua more details
9036 bannin neil Details south wairarapa more details
9098 peterson alfred Details waipawa more details
9816 hammond edward Details ohinemuri more details
9672 morris robert leonard Details westland more details
9093 wilkins percy reginald Details auckland suburb more details
8729 curry john Details wellington more details
9818 johnston robert Details cook more details
8989 campbell allan Details cook more details
9685 wilson andrew forrester Details waihemo more details
9035 baker frederick charles Details cook more details
9819 lowrie frederick Details rangitikei more details
9038 bassett joseph Details ekatahuna more details
9042 boot alfred Details auckland more details
0 browne charles Details united kingdom more details
9627 burns william raymond Details selwyn more details
9820 lisle adam Details taranaki more details
9048 clegg john james Details waipawa more details
9647 grant james ramsay Details marlborough more details
9081 reeves charles Details taranaki more details
8775 west thomas walter Details wellington more details
9630 boyce frederick william Details levels more details
9823 mckeague william john Details oroua more details
6359 mcculloch douglas Details waipawa more details
9049 couper john frederick Details hawkes bay more details
6382 sadler arthur ernest Details taranaki more details
9041 bidwell john Details oroua more details
8777 mcarthur archibald Details wellington more details
9084 rye edward Details waikato more details
9002 baker john frederick Details buller more details
9684 webster alexander Details southland more details
9829 urquhart harry Details waitotara more details
9057 fisher frederick ferguson Details ekatahuna more details
9053 dare william Details levels 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