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
9818 johnston robert Details cook more details
6340 gilpin edmund Details hawkes bay more details
9814 macdonald john christopher Details wellington more details
8781 gordon george Details waipawa more details
0 nicholson james william Details not stated more details
9672 morris robert leonard Details westland more details
9093 wilkins percy reginald Details auckland suburb more details
9089 taylor john solomon Details auckland more details
8909 moore frederick edwin Details wellington more details
8729 curry john Details wellington more details
6389 williamson charles Details waiapu more details
6308 hatch george edward Details westland more details
8989 campbell allan Details cook more details
0 davis herbert moss Details auckland more details
9819 lowrie frederick Details rangitikei more details
8133 davidson william patrick Details dunedin suburb more details
8138 mcdonald allan joseph Details dunedin suburb more details
9038 bassett joseph Details ekatahuna more details
6311 adams william john Details oroua more details
6303 davidson frederick charles Details patea more details
5447 williamson hugh caskey Details auckland suburb more details
9685 wilson andrew forrester Details waihemo more details
6346 hampton christopher Details hawkes bay more details
6348 hendry percy Details taranaki more details
9820 lisle adam Details taranaki more details
9048 clegg john james Details waipawa more details
6325 charles edmund Details oroua more details
9042 boot alfred Details auckland more details
8140 swanson william brown Details dunedin more details
9646 gibson alexander david Details waitaki more details
8773 tipling harold beaumont Details wellington more details
9034 autridge william james Details thames more details
9823 mckeague william john Details oroua more details
9049 couper john frederick Details hawkes bay more details
6332 fowler ernest nathaniel Details waitotara more details
9644 guest william Details marlborough more details
6357 lucas john william Details oroua more details
8777 mcarthur archibald Details wellington more details
9625 angus henry james Details dunedin more details
9829 urquhart harry Details waitotara 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