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
9669 mcgee john Details ashburton more details
9831 wilson robert stewart james Details dunedin suburb more details
6367 pownall david Details hawkes bay more details
6374 small alfred charles Details wanganui more details
8775 west thomas walter Details wellington more details
9661 kenyon fred. b Details southland more details
9681 sotheran thomas Details grey more details
9084 rye edward Details waikato more details
9624 allen edwin thomas Details ashley more details
6318 campbell david Details stratford more details
6369 ryan james Details cook more details
9065 leslie norman stewart Details waipawa more details
8140 swanson william brown Details dunedin more details
6334 fleetwood william swayne Details stratford more details
6323 campbell kenneth Details cook more details
6324 crump robert nixon Details oroua more details
6382 sadler arthur ernest Details taranaki more details
8776 standish ivan Details taranaki more details
6370 ramsbottom louis (known as ramsay) Details taranaki more details
9811 cameron david Details rangitikei more details
6339 graham john henry Details taranaki more details
9810 carson arthur andrew Details oroua more details
8139 mcfarlane herbert milne Details dunedin suburb more details
6328 coombridge wilfred arthur Details christchurch more details
8909 moore frederick edwin Details wellington more details
8778 lucas frank usher Details taranaki more details
6375 stockwell thomas Details stratford more details
6311 adams william john Details oroua more details
6312 bland harry Details hawkes bay more details
8130 bax thomas butler Details wairoa more details
6384 tier james Details hawkes bay more details
9828 simon david Details rotorua more details
6346 hampton christopher Details hawkes bay more details
0 kelsall victor albert Eighth marlborough more details
5504 mcburney stanley herbert Eighth waipa more details
5127 thomson claude hamilton Eighth wellington more details
5838 sutton alexander Eighth christchurch suburb more details
6085 maloney john Eighth akaroa more details
5738 jones john william Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5678 muir john Eighth selwyn 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