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
9625 nichol cecil Details wellington more details
9836 bougen george bruce Details cook more details
9083 rowberry frederick Details hawera more details
9837 knowles francis Details wellington more details
6376 sinclair harold lionel aynsley Details oroua more details
9077 patterson james Details auckland more details
8905 kennedy isaac campbell Details oroua more details
9632 calder william james Details taieri more details
9040 bell robert mcadam Details auckland more details
6313 bowles jesse Details patangata more details
6303 davidson frederick charles Details patea more details
9092 whitcombe albert edward Details waitotara more details
9036 bannin neil Details south wairarapa more details
6312 bland harry Details hawkes bay more details
8134 docherty william chapman Details dunedin more details
8782 mcguire william frooms Details hutt more details
6346 hampton christopher Details hawkes bay more details
6330 daulton thomas miles Details cook more details
9099 sutherland william francis donald Details wellington more details
6370 ramsbottom louis (known as ramsay) Details taranaki more details
8903 hooper henry Details horowhenua more details
6343 green harry Details stratford more details
6382 sadler arthur ernest Details taranaki more details
6324 crump robert nixon Details oroua more details
6349 humfrey henry fulford Details cook more details
6375 stockwell thomas Details stratford more details
6321 coe allan edward Details selwyn more details
9067 lucas frank willett Details auckland suburb more details
9647 grant james ramsay Details marlborough more details
9668 mcgrath frank Details southland more details
8906 mcgill henry Details hutt more details
9070 mckandry james Details auckland more details
6345 hart george william Details wairarapa south more details
6351 jackson john keith Eighth hutt more details
5202 davidson william philip Eighth stratford more details
3034 brown victor Eighth selwyn more details
5687 mccleary joseph Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5089 mulcahy james Eighth wellington more details
5688 mcgoverin martin Eighth selwyn more details
5219 harrison william george Eighth wanganui 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