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
6349 humfrey henry fulford Details cook more details
9080 ralph william anthony Details waikato more details
9048 clegg john james Details waipawa more details
9834 lear ernest Details dunedin more details
9814 hannon joseph Details waipawa more details
8773 tipling harold beaumont Details wellington more details
9033 grant david Details waitaki more details
9043 bowler charles Details ohinemuri more details
9091 walker reginald george Details horowhenua more details
9807 brady reginald Details wellington more details
9049 couper john frederick Details hawkes bay more details
9838 ferguson arnold Details wellington more details
6392 gower alfred robert Details patea more details
8912 cullen thomas william Details masterton more details
6302 boddington houston mayor Details masterton more details
8908 deighton richard george Details wairoa more details
8781 gordon george Details waipawa more details
9808 bristow george henry Details hawkes bay more details
9057 fisher frederick ferguson Details ekatahuna more details
9839 marshall alfred joseph Details wellington more details
8131 bateman harry george Details dunedin more details
6389 williamson charles Details waiapu more details
9055 drower george edmond Details auckland suburb more details
9627 burns william raymond Details selwyn more details
8729 curry john Details wellington more details
8132 cowie robert Details dunedin more details
9035 baker frederick charles Details cook more details
9826 o'neill john Details hawera more details
9058 gernhoefer richard samuel guttlieb Details taranaki more details
9070 mckandry james Details auckland more details
9581 napper sydney frederick Details christchurch more details
9832 wickens albert edward Details masterton more details
9071 mclennan murdock Details whangarei more details
9630 boyce frederick william Details levels more details
0 whyte harry Details auckland more details
6381 morris william Details cook more details
9044 bruce roy Details taranaki more details
9827 stevens robert Details hutt more details
9059 griffin henry featherston Details auckland suburb more details
8142 watts william Details dunedin suburb 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