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
5055 campbell robert Eighth wellington more details
1 rogers charles philip Eighth taranaki more details
5453 appleton ernest george Eighth opotiki more details
5431 bell malcolm james Eighth rangitikei more details
5519 pevreal richard andrew Eighth piako more details
6059 fulton norman macfarlane Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5479 foster john william Eighth auckland suburb more details
6078 mason william walter Eighth christchurch more details
5459 baker arthur john Eighth auckland suburb more details
6130 mcbride andrew lindsay Eighth waitaki more details
5072 hardie alexander minion Eighth wellington more details
5737 davies john william Eighth selwyn more details
5903 cutts edward Eighth waihemo more details
5987 mcdonald james Eighth dunedin suburb more details
5610 canavan john william Eighth ashburton more details
5041 burn ernest edward Eighth wellington more details
5832 reilly alphonse Eighth collingwood more details
5837 sollitt george e Eighth selwyn more details
5181 adams robert allan Eighth masterton more details
5195 cunningham thomas Eighth hawkes bay more details
5703 tippett edward Eighth christchurch suburb more details
6010 massey edward john Eighth waitaki more details
5052 cook leonard william Eighth wellington more details
5810 lindon isaac Eighth ashley more details
5299 walker john Eighth opotiki more details
6383 thomas walter ernest Eighth oroua more details
5743 mclean robert james Eighth mackenzie more details
5314 arthur james Eighth auckland more details
5069 gorman harry Eighth hawkes bay more details
5718 sellers charles john patrick Eighth westland more details
0 pitt william Eighth wellington more details
5676 murphy martin joseph Eighth selwyn more details
5027 rowell henry Eighth wellington more details
5441 wilson john james Eighth wellington more details
5905 capstick leon albert Eighth dunedin suburb more details
6386 willoughby nathaniel leonard Eighth pahiatua more details
5061 clout norman Eighth wellington more details
0 pearless walter relf Eighth waimea more details
5475 eivers edmund william Eighth whakatane more details
5633 bridson thomas angus Eighth ashburton 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