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 Namessort descending Contingent County/City
5209 gricourt adolph Eighth united kingdom more details
9233 burch adolphus dobson Tenth christchurch more details
3347 boddington adrian reginald sixth masterton more details
4061 smith agmen george seventh wellington more details
0 smith agmen george Ninth wellington more details
350 turnbull alan Second hawkes bay more details
3668 saunders alan bruce sixth christchurch suburb more details
7474 macalister albert Ninth wellington more details
5639 clark albert Eighth christchurch suburb more details
8928 barty albert Tenth wanganui more details
4264 berry albert seventh marlborough more details
7416 bennett albert Ninth wellington more details
7864 breese albert Ninth dunedin suburb more details
7616 chamman albert Ninth christchurch suburb more details
8936 collins albert Tenth waipawa more details
7318 kirk albert Ninth cook more details
5702 thompson albert Eighth ashburton more details
6235 beck albert reliefs wellington more details
6999 petherick albert Tenth hawkes bay more details
7405 adams albert Ninth wellington more details
8037 horner albert Ninth grey more details
421 thorean albert second levels more details
3755 labes albert sixth tuapeka more details
3535 powell albert sixth waipawa more details
355 western albert second marlborough more details
3556 walsh albert sixth hawkes bay more details
3509 law albert sixth cook more details
4566 pippard albert seventh dunedin more details
3395 morris albert sixth hutt more details
4433 rosanowski albert seventh christchurch more details
7247 welch albert Ninth waikato more details
7122 weeks albert Ninth auckland more details
5395 tonks albert Eighth hokianga more details
6153 eden albert reliefs waimea more details
9087 stannaway albert alfred Tenth hobson more details
9092 whitcombe albert edward Details waitotara more details
9832 wickens albert edward Details masterton more details
3610 free albert howard sixth christchurch more details
140 hahu albert james first akaroa more details
8810 dixon albert leslie Tenth 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