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
9049 couper john frederick Details hawkes bay more details
9838 ferguson arnold Details wellington more details
9081 reeves charles Details taranaki more details
9678 stephen george Details ashburton more details
6356 lankshear sydney warner Details oroua more details
6311 adams william john Details oroua more details
9082 rose donald henry Details waipawa more details
9099 riley james Details vincent more details
9057 fisher frederick ferguson Details ekatahuna more details
9839 marshall alfred joseph Details wellington more details
6360 maclean alfred hubert Details oroua more details
6325 charles edmund Details oroua more details
8729 curry john Details wellington more details
6315 boyd arthur Details waiapu more details
6305 fahey james Details rangitikei more details
9002 baker john frederick Details buller more details
9058 gernhoefer richard samuel guttlieb Details taranaki more details
6344 hills walter ernest Details oroua more details
6322 caulton ernest walter Details wellington more details
6363 nicholson victor herbert Details wellington more details
8133 davidson william patrick Details dunedin suburb more details
6332 fowler ernest nathaniel Details waitotara more details
9641 davidson robert gilbert Details australia more details
9832 wickens albert edward Details masterton more details
9071 mclennan murdock Details whangarei more details
9059 griffin henry featherston Details auckland suburb more details
8142 watts william Details dunedin suburb more details
6362 macdonald douglas mclean Details oroua more details
9069 mcconnell william nevin Details auckland more details
9831 wilson robert stewart james Details dunedin suburb more details
6331 elliot william Details hawkes bay more details
6361 mcchesney thomas Details rangitikei more details
9088 stitchbury ivory joseph Details auckland suburb more details
0 craig william alfred Details auckland more details
9091 walker reginald george Details horowhenua more details
9076 onion joseph Details hawkes bay more details
9681 sotheran thomas Details grey more details
8136 hendrick george Details dunedin more details
6320 cooper william Details cook more details
6371 robbie david barker Details taranaki 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