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
7263 arden leslie hamar Ninth taranaki more details
4500 arlidge arthur james seventh dunedin suburb more details
2343 armer g w fifth waipa more details
8653 armer ernest Tenth waipa more details
5454 armer george william Eighth waipa more details
4378 armstrong john robert seventh ashley more details
9805 armstrong william lincoln Details akaroa more details
4605 armstrong george wilson seventh wellington more details
9254 armstrong john william Tenth christchurch more details
4604 armstrong leonard seventh wellington more details
1250 armstrong w l fourth akaroa more details
3339 armstrong francis john sixth wellington more details
490 armstrong frederick gordon second marlborough more details
5452 arnold john Eighth waipa more details
112 arnold george first bruce more details
6310 arnold henry Eighth waipa more details
4000 arnold thomas nasmith seventh auckland more details
7403 arnott arthur Ninth pohangina more details
4261 arnst william charles seventh selwyn more details
4259 aroa robert seventh piako more details
0 arthur b fourth cook more details
0 arthur beckham Ninth cook more details
5314 arthur james Eighth auckland more details
2447 ashby g fifth waipawa more details
8515 ashdown alfred Tenth cook more details
8516 ashdown sydney john Tenth cook more details
7261 ashenden claude Ninth rangitikei more details
4501 ashmore joseph william seventh clutha more details
7136 ashmore rupert william george Ninth waipawa more details
4491 ashton john seventh dunedin suburb more details
9139 ashton herbert Tenth ashley more details
3203 ashworth caldwell sixth tauranga more details
3703 atkin william james sixth waitaki more details
3340 atkins thomas henry sixth horowhenua more details
6148 atkins bernard neil reliefs waimea more details
8654 atkins harry Tenth manukau more details
7000 atkins albert arthur Ninth waitemata more details
5315 atkins william Eighth manukau more details
5316 atkins george arabia Eighth manukau more details
2341 atkins a a fifth waitemata 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