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
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
8729 curry john Details wellington more details
6389 williamson charles Details waiapu more details
9646 gibson alexander david Details waitaki more details
9818 johnston robert Details cook more details
8781 gordon george Details waipawa more details
8913 cope gerard brentnall Details wellington more details
9643 forman marshall john Details buller more details
6374 small alfred charles Details wanganui more details
5447 williamson hugh caskey Details auckland suburb more details
9685 wilson andrew forrester Details waihemo more details
9644 guest william Details marlborough more details
9819 lowrie frederick Details rangitikei more details
9038 bassett joseph Details ekatahuna more details
6307 newcombe herbert Details grey more details
6303 davidson frederick charles Details patea more details
9065 leslie norman stewart Details waipawa more details
8773 tipling harold beaumont Details wellington more details
0 whyte harry Details auckland more details
9820 lisle adam Details taranaki more details
9048 clegg john james Details waipawa more details
9073 monstedt edward charles Details whangarei more details
9814 macdonald john christopher Details wellington more details
0 craig william alfred Details auckland more details
0 conn james Details whangarei more details
6357 lucas john william Details oroua more details
9660 keddell charles septimus Details vincent more details
9823 mckeague william john Details oroua more details
9049 couper john frederick Details hawkes bay more details
8133 davidson william patrick Details dunedin suburb more details
5003 page thomas malcolm Eighth wellington more details
5688 mcgoverin martin Eighth selwyn more details
6081 mulford alfred james Eighth maniototo more details
5801 henderson william frank Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5541 white arthur william Eighth manukau more details
5306 hall william thomas walsham Eighth taranaki more details
6024 harris william Eighth maniototo 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