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
5964 roy peter Eighth waihemo more details
5888 ferrar david bassett Eighth wallace more details
5665 hill reginald frederick Eighth christchurch suburb more details
6100 plumridge harry Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5194 clunie william Eighth wairoa more details
5491 horne robert robert Eighth tauranga more details
5824 pahl arthur william Eighth waimea more details
5957 orlowski john andrew Eighth taieri more details
5129 walton john thomas Eighth horowhenua more details
5173 list otto Eighth hawkes bay more details
6023 cameron william francis Eighth vincent more details
5601 hall jesse bertie Eighth christchurch more details
5689 nicholson wallace Eighth ashley more details
5384 pye george Eighth ohinemuri more details
5657 gallagher michael Eighth ashley more details
5893 brown alexander Eighth dunedin suburb more details
5266 walker thomas alexander Eighth pahiatua more details
5925 johnston william aitken Eighth dunedin suburb more details
5472 carter herbert thompson Eighth manukau more details
5300 taubman alexander goldie Eighth hawkes bay more details
5960 price william Eighth dunedin more details
0 manson john de putron Eighth selwyn more details
5908 dyer thomas Eighth vincent more details
5453 appleton ernest george Eighth opotiki more details
5751 dick albert james Eighth marlborough more details
5656 gardiner sidney Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5362 lund george edward Eighth waipawa more details
5459 baker arthur john Eighth auckland suburb more details
5976 waldie james Eighth dunedin more details
5661 gallagher james Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5987 mcdonald james Eighth dunedin suburb more details
6027 cheyne john Eighth lake more details
5668 harper philip hamilton Eighth christchurch suburb more details
6120 williams frederick arthur Eighth southland more details
5207 file ernest Eighth cook more details
6351 jackson john keith Eighth hutt more details
5109 reilly william Eighth wellington more details
5074 higgins donald Eighth oroua more details
5311 brown ralph davis Eighth auckland more details
5003 page thomas malcolm Eighth wellington 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