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 ascending Given names Contingent County/City
7712 wooding arthur richard Ninth geraldine more details
5981 woodhouse archibald steel Eighth vincent more details
7974 woodhouse andrew young Ninth tuapeka more details
8898 woodhead albert charles Tenth oroua more details
6231 woodford joseph reliefs taieri more details
7517 woodfield frederick william Ninth wellington more details
332 wood george edward second wellington more details
815 wood a c third waiapu more details
0 wood sixth not stated more details
9025 wood james william Tenth waipawa more details
9223 wood william Tenth ashburton more details
3802 wood james sixth vincent nok more details
7384 wood thomas mallory Ninth cook more details
2309 wood j b fifth hutt more details
3681 wood george henry sixth christchurch more details
5025 wood george edward Eighth wellington more details
187 wood ferdinand august first wellington more details
5262 wood charles Eighth stratford more details
8893 wolford thomas follis Tenth wellington more details
2306 wolford d fifth hutt more details
7386 wolfgram richard Ninth hawkes bay more details
5263 withers arthur james Eighth oroua more details
5716 withers thomas newton Eighth christchurch more details
2416 withers t fifth thames more details
1477 withers w fourth opotiki more details
72 withers arthur james First oroua more details
3850 withers george sixth selwyn more details
2730 witheford r reserves auckland more details
7547 wishart alexander george Ninth auckland suburb more details
6117 wise george francis Eighth waitaki more details
3433 winthrop bertram hay sixth selwyn more details
5268 winter samuel Eighth wellington more details
3296 winter william joseph sixth manukau more details
5707 winter frederick Eighth christchurch more details
5711 winter george arnold Eighth mackenzie more details
408 windsor william hamilton claud second wellington more details
7248 wilton william moore Ninth ohinemuri more details
9461 wilton sidney harold Tenth dunedin more details
1695 wilton s h fifth australia more details
7382 wilton lewis Ninth 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