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
9255 anderson william charles Tenth marlborough more details
7734 anderson charles david Ninth inangahua more details
4603 anderson duncan seventh wellington more details
3338 anderson henry sixth oroua more details
2413 anderson w fifth horowhenua more details
2573 anderson m c fifth taranaki more details
1604 anderson j h fifth taieri more details
9356 anderson james henry Tenth taieri more details
8917 anderson edward john Tenth waitotara more details
9575 anderson thomas theodore Tenth christchurch suburb more details
2212 anderson a fifth hutt more details
9485 anderson clement harry Tenth dunedin more details
7002 anderson anthony Ninth otamatea more details
4499 anderson alexander seventh waitaki more details
9138 anderson george alfred heath Tenth christchurch more details
5759 anderson andrew Eighth westland more details
4380 andrew william seventh levels more details
0 andrew albert william sixth not stated more details
9119 andrew john Tenth taieri more details
0 andrew a w Tenth not stated more details
1605 andrew j fifth taieri more details
5456 andrews percy george Eighth pahiatua more details
4260 andrews hastings seventh christchurch suburb more details
5621 andrews john richard Eighth christchurch suburb more details
3202 andrews robert alexander sixth auckland more details
5623 andrews valentine Eighth christchurch suburb more details
7001 andrews charles barnes Ninth auckland suburb more details
2571 andrews h g fifth ashburton more details
2572 andrews t fifth ashburton more details
8788 angle george Tenth stratford more details
9625 angus henry james Details dunedin more details
1606 annett c mc fifth maniototo more details
7731 anning wilfred james Ninth waimate more details
7992 anslow robert ernest Ninth wellington more details
8785 anthony frederick william Tenth wellington more details
4379 anthony william seventh christchurch suburb more details
2717 appleton j reserves opotiki more details
5453 appleton ernest george Eighth opotiki more details
7988 archer william arthur Ninth southland more details
7400 archibald robert Ninth wellington 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 4-Mar-2022