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
3582 blyth matthew thomas sixth levels more details
4268 blythe girton seventh hawkes bay more details
4382 boake ernest andrew seventh christchurch suburb more details
2578 boakes h j fifth christchurch suburb more details
0 bockett charles Ninth opotiki more details
6302 boddington houston mayor Details masterton more details
1256 boddington a j fourth masterton more details
3347 boddington adrian reginald sixth masterton more details
1255 boddington h m fourth masterton more details
12 bodle donald william First auckland more details
2660 bodley g reserves wellington more details
2300 bodmin n h fifth wellington more details
1417 bollond b r fourth waipa more details
3474 bolstad alfred sixth horowhenua more details
1164 bolton h b fourth waimea more details
9373 bolton william Tenth waitaki more details
803 bonar m j a third westland more details
6150 bonar hugh gordon reliefs westland more details
7141 bond thomas higginson Ninth waipa more details
7142 bond charles frederick Ninth waikato more details
6 bond henry purser john First auckland more details
7271 bone frederick william Ninth kiwitea more details
2217 bone f fifth kiwitea more details
1554 bone e s fourth hawkes bay more details
778 bonner w r third stratford more details
4389 boone william seventh waimate more details
9042 boot alfred Details auckland more details
7008 boot george Ninth rodney more details
1607 booth a e fifth waitaki more details
116 booth harold joseph first waitaki more details
9345 booth frederick underwood Tenth waitaki more details
7860 booth amos Ninth waitaki more details
4505 booth frederick underwood seventh waitaki more details
4139 borlase george norton seventh waitotara more details
8772 borlase john Tenth waitotara more details
466 borlase j a Second waikouaiti more details
7143 borrell george Ninth ohinemuri more details
7275 boscawen hugh townsend Ninth auckland suburb more details
4001 bosworth percy seventh auckland more details
0 bosworth j t fifth auckland 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