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
5766 bottom robert Eighth buller more details
1371 bottom o fourth buller more details
7613 bougan henry Ninth selwyn more details
1381 bougen g fourth cook more details
9836 bougen george bruce Details cook more details
8666 bougen william Tenth cook more details
9 bould charles william h First hutt more details
4610 boult edgar charles seventh pahiatua more details
8521 bourke peter vincent Tenth hokianga more details
5042 bourke michael Eighth hutt more details
5326 bourke leonard humphries Eighth hokianga more details
3475 bourne frederick sixth hutt more details
0 bourne h l third levels more details
6042 bourne charles spencer Eighth christchurch more details
5192 bourne arthur uniacke Eighth wellington more details
1158 bovey w s fourth waimea more details
62 bowcher sydney First patea more details
7610 bowden john Ninth dunedin more details
8929 bowen william thomas Tenth rangitikei more details
7006 bower frederick Ninth auckland more details
1040 bowers g m fourth maniototo more details
6178 bowers james reliefs christchurch more details
3306 bowers percy sixth auckland more details
16 bowie william alexander First levels more details
1047 bowie d fourth bruce more details
20 bowie andrew james First dunedin more details
4366 bowker charles henry seventh levels more details
9043 bowler charles Details ohinemuri more details
6313 bowles jesse Details patangata more details
1055 bowling w a fourth dunedin more details
5768 boyce george Eighth marlborough more details
6177 boyce william henry reliefs christchurch more details
9630 boyce frederick william Details levels more details
621 boyce m third ashley more details
6031 boyd archibald neil Eighth dunedin suburb more details
450 boyd william robert second hawkes bay more details
1253 boyd c w fourth oroua more details
6315 boyd arthur Details waiapu more details
5763 boyes lionel arthur Eighth waimea more details
3470 boyes walter frederick sixth waimea 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