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
8136 hendrick george Details dunedin more details
9636 caverhill francis john scott Details christchurch suburb more details
6353 jenkins frederick Details waitotara more details
9064 kavanagh laurence Details whangarei more details
9586 reeves alfred robert Details waikouaiti more details
9814 hannon joseph Details waipawa more details
6361 mcchesney thomas Details rangitikei more details
6354 kennedy frederick chafe Details oroua more details
9083 rowberry frederick Details hawera more details
9054 dawson william rawland Details auckland suburb more details
9042 boot alfred Details auckland more details
9631 bateman james barrington Details bruce more details
8784 todd robert Details wellington more details
6356 lankshear sydney warner Details oroua more details
6371 robbie david barker Details taranaki more details
6303 davidson frederick charles Details patea more details
6312 bland harry Details hawkes bay more details
9092 whitcombe albert edward Details waitotara more details
9091 walker reginald george Details horowhenua more details
9653 hardy-johnston thomas edward Details christchurch suburb more details
6385 tate alfred james Details waipa more details
6360 maclean alfred hubert Details oroua more details
9624 allen edwin thomas Details ashley more details
8989 campbell allan Details cook more details
9099 sutherland william francis donald Details wellington more details
6370 ramsbottom louis (known as ramsay) Details taranaki more details
8135 horrobin thomas Details southland more details
8137 jewiss frank Details waikouaiti more details
6374 small alfred charles Details wanganui more details
6321 coe allan edward Details selwyn more details
6363 nicholson victor herbert Details wellington more details
9679 stewart charles stewart Details vincent more details
9072 mercer edward walter Details waimea more details
6341 gordon william Details waitotara more details
6375 stockwell thomas Details stratford more details
9098 peterson alfred Details waipawa more details
9094 instone thomas henry Details hutt more details
8132 cowie robert Details dunedin more details
9806 avenell henry Details auckland more details
9065 leslie norman stewart Details waipawa 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