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
7609 beckingsale ernest Ninth christchurch suburb more details
374 beech john second pahiatua more details
7267 beecheye thomas christopher Ninth hawkes bay more details
5761 belcher james Eighth ashley more details
7276 belk albert henry Ninth rangitikei more details
2437 bell m j fifth rangitikei more details
9040 bell robert mcadam Details auckland more details
798 bell r c third westland more details
8000 bell richard chambers Ninth westland more details
7602 bell francis henry Ninth mackenzie more details
5431 bell malcolm james Eighth rangitikei more details
361 bell herbert henry second rangitikei more details
1252 bell w f fourth wellington more details
7406 bell arnold edward Ninth wellington more details
5322 bell robert Eighth whangarei more details
7408 bell arthur hamilton Ninth pahiatua more details
5320 bell william john Eighth whangarei more details
8919 bell robert william Tenth waipawa more details
7004 bell william ernest osborne Ninth auckland more details
2209 bell a fifth wellington more details
7148 bell allan Ninth opotiki more details
8665 bellamy harry Tenth piako more details
7407 belski john Ninth kiwitea more details
7011 bemrose frank Ninth waitemata more details
5049 bendall arthur travers Eighth wellington more details
7416 bennett albert Ninth wellington more details
5193 bennett bruce scott Eighth cook more details
8523 bennett benjamin Tenth piako more details
511 bennett ernest second ashley more details
623 bennett h third geraldine more details
9127 bennett edward charles Tenth ashley more details
5767 bennett leo percy Eighth horowhenua more details
5458 bennett edward joseph Eighth manukau more details
9247 bennett henry Tenth levels more details
4386 bennetts royal seventh levels more details
3344 benton archibald sixth south wairarapa more details
526 bergman frederick william second westland more details
101 berland prosper raine first christchurch more details
7605 bermingham william henry Ninth christchurch more details
3345 berntson john sixth hutt 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