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
5799 henderson archer kenneth Eighth westland more details
0 gardiner thomas john Eighth wellington more details
5333 cuff percy augustus Eighth wellington more details
5745 staples frederick john Eighth collingwood more details
5050 brandon percy eustace de b Eighth wellington more details
5456 andrews percy george Eighth pahiatua more details
0 street cecil henry Eighth waitaki more details
5712 williams thomas henry Eighth waimate more details
6095 parker john henry Eighth bruce more details
5714 watkins frederick Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5002 maxwell ken andrew Eighth stratford more details
5236 neilson maurice george Eighth waipawa more details
5364 little charles Eighth coromandel more details
5754 starky john bayntun Eighth ashley more details
6056 fletcher richard Eighth lake more details
5460 brewin percy Eighth auckland suburb more details
5227 mcdonald duncan buchanan Eighth patea more details
5846 watson robert james Eighth selwyn more details
5907 donnelly william cooper Eighth southland more details
5614 syme alexander Eighth christchurch more details
5803 johnson alfred charles Eighth buller more details
5027 rowell henry Eighth wellington more details
5441 wilson john james Eighth wellington more details
6055 east herbert edward Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5047 black james Eighth wellington more details
5337 drewett frank Eighth hokianga more details
6059 fulton norman macfarlane Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5320 bell william john Eighth whangarei more details
5386 pearce mark allen Eighth auckland more details
5709 ward richard athurs Eighth selwyn more details
5296 johnston john edward Eighth waimea more details
5980 whiston william Eighth dunedin more details
5534 vaughan frederick louis Eighth manukau more details
5814 morgan john Eighth westland more details
0 clayton john Eighth wellington more details
5877 eady william niven Eighth tuapeka more details
5394 sievers george frederick Eighth hutt more details
5703 tippett edward Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5882 grant bartlett Eighth waitaki more details
5052 cook leonard william 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