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
2341 atkins a a fifth waitemata more details
2340 allen a a fifth auckland suburb more details
2233 dyer a a fifth masterton more details
1306 monaghan a a t fourth wellington more details
2289 robbie a b fifth taranaki more details
459 de carteret a c Second united kingdom more details
771 price a c third waitotara more details
1683 riddell a c fifth wallace more details
0 de renzi a c fifth not stated more details
631 cone a c third ashley more details
2610 johnstone a c fifth christchurch more details
1466 suttie a c fourth eden more details
815 wood a c third waiapu more details
1292 isherwood a c r fourth hutt more details
608 ross a d third christchurch more details
1041 shalders a e fourth lake more details
2256 hayward a e fifth hawera more details
1620 braddock a e fifth vincent more details
1144 ward a e fourth southland more details
1607 booth a e fifth waitaki more details
1124 mcdonald a e fourth southland more details
2380 mikkelson a e fifth piako more details
1440 jackson a e fourth eden more details
2418 wild a e fifth piako more details
2422 watkins a e fifth manukau more details
757 theobald a e third rangitikei more details
655 jackson a e third christchurch suburb more details
1070 thurlow a e fourth maniototo more details
2715 leslie a f reserves geraldine more details
2614 lange a f fifth selwyn more details
1449 miller a f fourth auckland suburb more details
1089 stock a f fourth waitaki more details
2326 baddiley a g fifth auckland suburb more details
1527 simpson a g fourth hawkes bay more details
856 taubman a g third hawkes bay more details
2304 watkins a g fifth rangitikei more details
860 williams a g b third bay of islands more details
2275 marsh a h fifth masterton more details
844 mclean a h third hawkes bay more details
654 joseph a h third christchurch suburb 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