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
5255 swainson charles william Eighth rangitikei more details
5796 hall walter ernest Eighth waimea more details
5248 stent louis james Eighth oroua more details
5031 sheehan edward robert Eighth horowhenua more details
6056 fletcher richard Eighth lake more details
5201 dilks william thomas Eighth oroua more details
5898 cameron dugal archibald Eighth tuapeka more details
5205 ferguson alfred Eighth waipawa more details
5357 ireland john Eighth auckland more details
5665 hill reginald frederick Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5166 holmwood bernard Eighth masterton more details
5163 blakiston charles douglas Eighth waipawa more details
5809 lewis henry john Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5600 murray frank leslie Eighth kaikoura more details
5502 mcgregor james alexander Eighth hobson more details
5003 page thomas malcolm Eighth wellington 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
6065 joyce michael disraeli Eighth christchurch more details
5514 neil david Eighth waikato more details
5498 delabrosse tyrell lushington Eighth otamatea more details
5631 budge walter thomas Eighth ashley more details
6037 boyle thomas Eighth southland more details
0 ferguson george weir Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5721 jones jonathan russell Eighth selwyn more details
5956 nelson james Eighth bruce more details
5795 hodson harry edmund Eighth marlborough more details
5976 waldie james Eighth dunedin more details
5062 connell alexander miller Eighth wellington more details
5341 easton alfred Eighth manukau more details
5737 davies john william Eighth selwyn more details
0 manson john de putron Eighth selwyn more details
5798 humphrey james Eighth lake more details
5249 stanly henry robert Eighth waipawa more details
6067 kennedy robert alexander Eighth southland more details
5208 fitzherbert arthur godfrey Eighth rangitikei more details
5186 burton fred Eighth oroua more details
5899 cushnie james Eighth southland more details
5459 baker arthur john Eighth auckland suburb 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