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
5406 younger george Eighth kiwitea more details
5786 higham mark Eighth selwyn more details
6043 brown henry Eighth buller more details
5703 tippett edward Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5053 cumming david Eighth wellington more details
5113 smith sydney harold Eighth wellington more details
5331 carder joshua Eighth auckland suburb more details
6042 bourne charles spencer Eighth christchurch more details
6036 banks john Eighth southland more details
5032 mcgregor david Eighth oroua more details
5099 morrison william henry alfred Eighth hutt more details
0 seddon richard john spottswood Eighth wellington more details
5646 driscoll charles Eighth ashley more details
5660 garcia eric marston Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5911 duffey frederick Eighth waitaki more details
5107 porritt harold elliott Eighth south wairarapa more details
5794 hudson frederick Eighth waimea more details
6333 fitzgerald nathaniel Eighth stratford more details
5088 mcgowan cyril john Eighth wellington more details
5540 wykes hector james Eighth auckland suburb more details
5261 woolridge ebenezer Eighth taranaki more details
6022 findlay john Eighth taieri more details
5076 iorns william augustus Eighth masterton more details
5522 rennie kenneth john Eighth rotorua more details
5916 ferguson george hepburn Eighth dunedin suburb more details
0 todd thomas john marr dso Eighth not stated more details
5189 beamish ernest cecil Eighth hawera more details
5250 street richard Eighth taranaki more details
5944 mathie william edward Eighth dunedin suburb more details
5042 bourke michael Eighth hutt more details
6076 lyness robert Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5627 brett de renzie harris Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5162 sommerville john adam Eighth wanganui more details
0 mcnab alexander Eighth southland more details
5457 brown albert evans Eighth wellington suburb more details
5787 henderson john Eighth selwyn more details
6050 dysaski frank Eighth southland more details
5473 drower harvey buckland Eighth auckland suburb more details
5059 coates frank Eighth horowhenua more details
5199 catherall robert george Eighth hawkes bay 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