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
7606 blackburn john Ninth christchurch suburb more details
9488 blackburn daniel Tenth southland more details
7861 blackie allan george Ninth dunedin suburb more details
7607 blackler john edwin Ninth selwyn more details
8792 blacklock james pearson Tenth wellington more details
5323 blackwell edwin west Eighth auckland more details
5892 blackwood archibald george rennie Eighth dunedin more details
4262 blair adam seventh grey more details
343 blair d second waitotara more details
5895 blair william whitehouse Eighth taieri more details
7741 blair james Ninth levels more details
7859 blair joseph archfield Ninth dunedin more details
28 blair john First united kingdom more details
0 blair duncan barrie Eighth waitotara more details
5629 blake harold rookwood Eighth christchurch suburb more details
2216 blake h w fifth hutt more details
0 blake henry walter Ninth hutt more details
4136 blake alfred john seventh stratford more details
3588 blakely thomas sixth christchurch more details
5163 blakiston charles douglas Eighth waipawa more details
7736 blanchett william Ninth levels more details
9145 bland george arthur Tenth ashburton more details
9366 bland archibald may Tenth dunedin suburb more details
6312 bland harry Details hawkes bay more details
5635 blank edward Eighth ashley more details
3591 blank frederick william sixth ashley more details
768 blaremberg c third waitotara more details
3589 blathwayt charles james sixth ashley more details
74 blenkhorn charles First united kingdom more details
0 blinkhorn charles sixth not stated more details
8793 bliss frederick Tenth horowhenua more details
5043 bliss alfred Eighth horowhenua more details
1393 blissett w j fourth geraldine more details
5756 blissett isaac a Eighth christchurch suburb more details
5327 blomfielfd frederick wilcox Eighth auckland suburb more details
8667 blowes oliver Tenth cook more details
7010 blucher christian frederick edmond Ninth auckland more details
7604 bluett james Ninth amuri more details
3346 blundell lewis william sixth wellington more details
8923 blyde albert harry Tenth 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