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 Surnamesort descending Given Names Contingent County/City
8787 atkinson harry Tenth wellington more details
2574 atkinson j h fifth selwyn more details
7900 atkinson norman Ninth southland more details
6149 atkinson arthur reliefs waimea more details
1414 atkinson h s fourth auckland more details
3201 attwood walter newman sixth waipa more details
8517 auckram edward henry Tenth eden more details
5185 august ernest john Eighth hutt more details
8786 aurelius david Tenth wellington more details
6028 austin charles harold Eighth southland more details
7341 austin edgar Ninth wellington more details
9034 autridge william james Details thames more details
9806 avenell henry Details auckland more details
7733 avery william Ninth westland query more details
81 avery bertam richard First waimea more details
5620 ayres herbert Eighth christchurch suburb more details
9491 bacon bertram charles Tenth dunedin more details
477 bacon john lewis second taranaki more details
7139 baddiley augustus george Ninth auckland suburb more details
2326 baddiley a g fifth auckland suburb more details
9492 badenock archibald Tenth peninsula more details
1257 baghurst w j fourth wairarapa south more details
1510 baghurst j fourth wairarapa south more details
4496 bagley alfred seventh southland more details
5318 baguley charles henry william Eighth manukau more details
7269 bai edward Ninth hawkes bay more details
3469 baigent owen thomas sixth waimea more details
3341 baigent ivanhoe sixth pahiatua more details
5636 bailey harold desmond Eighth levels more details
7138 bailey edwin Ninth waipa more details
1415 bailey e a fourth waipa more details
8918 bailey joseph james Tenth waipawa more details
3593 bailey frank ernest sixth christchurch more details
0 bailey g fifth levels more details
9371 bain henry Tenth waitaki more details
9370 bain maxwell stewart Tenth lake more details
3348 baines arthur capel valentine sixth christchurch suburb more details
9495 baird peter Tenth bruce more details
4145 baird samuel seventh stratford more details
6314 baird stuart macdonald Details masterton 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