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
5798 humphrey james Eighth lake more details
5249 stanly henry robert Eighth waipawa more details
5540 wykes hector james Eighth auckland suburb more details
5634 buzan james stephen Eighth waitaki more details
5028 grimstone lionel francis Eighth wellington more details
5239 price john Eighth masterton more details
5901 cornish richard alexander mcgregor Eighth taieri more details
5853 harper cuthbert strachery Eighth christchurch more details
6042 bourne charles spencer Eighth christchurch more details
5325 brownlee james little Eighth auckland more details
5157 dais william Eighth rangitikei more details
5300 taubman alexander goldie Eighth hawkes bay more details
5438 allen arthur arnold Eighth waitemata more details
5464 colquhorn ludovic Eighth whangarei more details
5044 barker william john Eighth wellington more details
6053 elston samuel george Eighth waihemo more details
5306 hall william thomas walsham Eighth taranaki more details
5113 smith sydney harold Eighth wellington more details
5779 craze william alfred Eighth westland more details
5541 white arthur william Eighth manukau more details
5910 daysh norman john Eighth pahiatua more details
5468 callagher frank colin Eighth auckland more details
5484 gomez frank Eighth raglan more details
5721 jones jonathan russell Eighth selwyn more details
5956 nelson james Eighth bruce more details
5321 birt benjamin thomas Eighth otamatea more details
6048 canty michael Eighth southland more details
0 o'callaghan leslie george Eighth christchurch more details
0 roberts alexander william Eighth oroua more details
5036 mckain john ward Eighth hutt more details
5015 charters alexander burnett Eighth christchurch suburb more details
6388 wilson robert arnold Eighth stratford more details
6086 mclean alfred Eighth southland more details
5807 lally patrick Eighth grey more details
5253 swarbrick john geoffrey Eighth wairoa more details
6372 seymour robert Eighth waipa more details
5744 bartlett albert ernest Eighth marlborough more details
5790 hogg arthur joseph Eighth waimea more details
5636 bailey harold desmond Eighth levels more details
5242 robertson john Eighth hawera 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