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
5198 carpenter frederick Eighth wellington more details
5990 bryan john Eighth selwyn more details
6039 bruce george Eighth southland more details
5608 orchard george Eighth ashley more details
5240 ross david Eighth waitotara more details
5710 white kenneth cecil Eighth levels more details
5396 thomson william george Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5993 harper leonard Eighth christchurch suburb more details
6032 barlow james Eighth southland more details
6065 joyce michael disraeli Eighth christchurch more details
5514 neil david Eighth waikato more details
5925 johnston william aitken Eighth dunedin suburb more details
5041 burn ernest edward Eighth wellington more details
5465 coe henry caple Eighth waipa more details
5850 ryan william Eighth christchurch more details
5838 sutton alexander Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5068 goodall edward Eighth kaikoura more details
0 morgan william arthur Eighth taranaki more details
5372 mcnally robert henry Eighth manukau more details
5006 toohill william henry Eighth wellington more details
5966 rankin william Eighth dunedin more details
5699 sheath raymond john Eighth christchurch more details
5350 griffiths charles thomas Eighth ohinemuri more details
5784 gibbs william archer Eighth waimea more details
5244 russell robert Eighth ashley more details
6028 austin charles harold Eighth southland more details
6093 o'brien edward albert Eighth westland more details
5918 goodlet alexander Eighth dunedin more details
0 o'callaghan leslie george Eighth christchurch more details
5434 taylor william Eighth cook more details
5024 nairn james walker Eighth wellington more details
5624 allan alexander Eighth ashley more details
5913 darling albert james Eighth dunedin more details
5839 smith sidney enfield Eighth waimea more details
5118 stevens bert Eighth hawera more details
6074 leeden walter john Eighth taieri more details
6064 jones charles Eighth dunedin more details
5611 henderson james Eighth levels more details
5491 horne robert robert Eighth tauranga more details
5723 dobson robert ambrose Eighth christchurch 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