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Sergeant in CIR, file number 6/1887. Son of James and Susan Jennings, of Weka St., Nelson. Served in the South African Campaign.Anglo Boer War (1899-1902)* Service No: SA4246* New Zealand Mounted Rifle...

4/10/2021 9/23/2021

Son of Major John Grant (Auckland Militia and Volunteer District) and Mary Murray. Husband of Margaret Todd Symon Grant (died 16 February 1962, aged 81), of Turama Road, Onehunga, Auckland. In February...

4/9/2021 9/23/2021

Born at Waddington, Canterbury, New Zealand. Son of Seldon and Harriet Johnson. Embarked Wellington, 16 October 1914; disembarked Alexandria, 3 December 1914. Promoted Corporal, 25 January 1915. Killed...

4/10/2021 9/23/2021

Nephew of Miss P. Munn, of 3, Douglas St., Palmerston North, Wellington. Trooper Munn was wounded in action at 1.30pm on 5 June 1915 when a shell struck the trench and filled it with dirt. Munn was wou...

4/12/2021 9/12/2021

9/1/2021 9/1/2021

Augustus George Baddiley (1881 - 1918)

Augustus Baddiley was the son of Augustus George and Mary Ann Baddiley. He was the husband of Charlotte Grace Baddiley 37A St Mary's Road, Ponsonby. 5th Contingent in South Africa: Arrival South Africa...

4/2/2021 8/30/2021

Tpr. Daniel McGill (1872 - 1942)

Evening Post 5 June 1942. MCGILL- on June 3, 1942, at Wellington, Daniel McGill, 2277, Trooper, 5th NZ South African Contingent, beloved husband of Martha Mary McGill, No 8 Burns Ave, Palmerston North....

5/4/2015 8/24/2021

Lewis Skinner (1882 - 1970)

Arthur Skinner and his brother Lewis both had lengthy careers in the New Zealand Police Force. Although their talents were quite different, each made a distinctive contribution to the maintenance of la...

7/20/2021 7/20/2021

James William Thornton (1880 - 1960)

Boer War Record 14 April 1902 James William Thornton Surname: Thornton Reg No: 8755 Given Names: James William Rank: Private Unit: North Island Regiment - B Squadron Continge nt: Tenth County/City: Wha...

11/22/2012 7/19/2021

Service number: 813 South African War, 1899-1902 Service number: 28044 World War I, 1914-1918 Armed Force Branch: ARMY NZ Mounted Rifles, WWI: NZ Pioneer Battalion & Wellington Infantry

6/2/2009 7/7/2021

Richard Henry Trotter (1860 - 1936)

Address before enlistment: Pre 2nd Contingent: Waerenga-o-hika & Makauri area of Gisborne Next of kin on embarkation: Sister - Mrs Annie Wyles of Stockport England War: South African War, 1899-1902 Cam...

6/2/2021 6/6/2021

Harry Dashwood (1873 - 1963)

2/20/2021 5/21/2021

Pte. William John Knowles (1870 - 1944)

"William Knowles Freeman | W.A.R. Freeman | William John Henry Knowles"

NELSON, December 8. At the Divorce Court, in the action William Welby Hadfield v. Martha Adele Ann Hadfield and William Knowles Freeman (co-repondents) there was no appearance of the respondent and co-...

4/10/2010 5/19/2021

Dvr. James Andrew Aitken (1880 - 1916)

Driver in NZFA, file number 9/416. Son of John and Elizabeth Aitken, of Invercargill, New Zealand. Served with 1st New Zealand Contingent in the South African Campaign. Aiken was invalided back to New ...

12/26/2011 5/4/2021

William George Forsythe (1875 - 1902)

Military Enlistment: Joined New Zealand Army 1901* Military Service: Rank of Lieutenant, left for South African War with 7th Contingent, No. 22 Company, on ship "Gulf of Taranto" Apr 6 1901 * Fought a...

2/16/2021 4/20/2021

Duncan Blair McInnes (1875 - 1939)

BiographyDuncan Blair McInnes was born in Wellington, New Zealand, on the 28th of October 1875. He is the son of William McInnes and Christina Nichol. [1] [2]Duncan's parents were born in Scotland, and...

4/18/2021 4/18/2021

Pte. Robert Macalister MP (1876 - 1917)

Robert Macalister was the son of Robert and Harriet Marion Macalister, of Oharau, Kawhia, Hamilton, New Zealand; husband of Ani Poata Macalister. Native of Wellington. KIA

1/1/2017 4/11/2021

Cenotaph:

4/10/2021 4/10/2021

Mining agent and South African War (Boer War) veteran Ronald Tracey Matheson was killed in action during World War I in South West Africa on 27 April 1915. He was the son of early Tauranga settlers Rob...

6/22/2020 4/8/2021

Herbert Connell MP (1876 - 1918)

L/Corporal in CIR, file number 6/2984. Son of the late Basil and Amelia Connell, of Tapu, Thames. Served in the South African Campaign. Born at Nelson.== Sources ==# Cenotaph: New Zealand and World War...

3/11/2021 4/7/2021

more information: O.E. Burton, “ The Auckland Regiment N.Z.E.F. 1914-1918” , N&M Press , UK : information : J.H. Luxford, “ With the Machine Gunners in France and Palestine”, Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd., Ne...

5/6/2018 3/29/2021

Alexander Stewart (1882 - 1948)

Alexander (Alick) Stewart (1882-?). Born in Katikati in 1882 (reg. 1882/14242). He served in the Boer War. Biography by Debbie McCauley (27 January 2014)

7/20/2020 7/20/2020

Alister Hugh Matheson (1876 - 1953)

Olive Constance Haskell was born on 18 January 1900. Her parents were John Victor and Ethel Blanche Haskell (nee Fysh). In 1922 (reg. 1922/5749) Olive married Alister Hugh Matheson (1876-1953). They ha...

6/22/2020 6/22/2020

Percy Douglas Tennent (1882 - 1970)

Cenotaph:

1/8/2020 4/25/2020

Pvt. William James Lynd (1874 - 1900)

"James William Lynd"

Birth Registration Number: (reg. 1874/26803).* South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War) Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Aug 28 2016, 19:38:15 UTC

12/13/2015 1/31/2020

Louis James Stent (1878 - 1942)

Birth Registration Number: (reg. 1878/15937).

10/2/2016 12/27/2019

Henry Godfrey Hinton (1878 - 1947)

"Harry"

Cenotaph Record:

12/26/2019 12/26/2019

Henare Te Hirata Brady (1880 - 1953)

"Harry Brady"

12/24/2019 12/24/2019

Sgt. Maj. Samuel Steele (1877 - 1947)

12/4/2019 12/4/2019

William Park Hume (c.1850 - 1959)

Henry Hume was the son of James and Janet Hume (nee Armstong). He married Jeannie Linton. Henry, Jeannie and their children (James, Jane, Helen (Ellen), Anne, Margaret and William Hume ) arrived in New...

1/29/2011 4/11/2018

Online Cenotaph: on war record to notify if casualty: Miss Pickard, The Vicarage Cottage, Ottershaw, Surrey

2/13/2013 1/17/2018

William Atherton Bennett was born in Plymouth, England, about the year 1865. He left on the Bechuanaland Expedition under General Methuen in 1884. After a year in Africa he returned to England and left...

10/18/2014 8/30/2017

Henry Graham Harry Snodgrass (c.1865 - 1901)

"Harry"

SNODGRASS On May 24 1901, at Durban, South Africa, Henry Graham, sixth son of the late J Snodgrass Esq of Otumoetai, Tauranga. [Bay of Plenty Times, Wed 29 May 1901, p2 + article]

6/23/2014 8/20/2017

John Andrew Key (1877 - 1942)

2/10/2016 7/24/2017

Edwin Harrowell (1867 - 1941)

Husband of Camilla Harrowell nee Steele. Father of Dudley Steele Harrowell who was killed in WW2.Harrowell joined the Provisional Transvaal Constabulary in June 1900. He returned to New Zealand aboard ...

2/7/2017 2/7/2017

Capt. Oliver Steele (1882 - 1914)

Oliver was a professional soldier having served in the Boer War and India with the Royal Berkshire Regiment. When WW1 broke out, Captain Steele was sent to France where he was killed in action on 24 Oc...

2/7/2017 2/7/2017

Tom Eldridge Lewis (1879 - 1915)

One of four brothers who served in WW1, three died.====LEWIS, TOM ELDRIDGE====* Rank: Private* Service No: 6/283* Date of Death: 09/08/1915* Age: 40* Regiment/Service: Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Nel...

2/6/2017 2/7/2017

Allan George Blackie (1884 - 1923)

Allan George Blackie was born in 1884. He served during the South African War (Boer War) (Service No. 7861) with the New Zealand Mounted Rifles. He died aged 38.* Cenotaph Record: 'allan george blackie...

2/3/2017 2/4/2017

Dr. Joseph Livingstone Frazer-Hurst (1873 - 1954)

"Joseph Livingstone Frazerhurst", "Joseph Livingstone Frazer"

Joseph Livingstone Frazer-Hurst was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, on 14 August 1873. At the age of seventeen he joined the Northumberland Hussars.He trained in medicine at the Rotunda Hospital in Dub...

2/3/2017 2/3/2017

Sydney Harcourt Hildyard (1883 - 1959)

Served in the South African war with the 10th contingent and served in WW1.

2/2/2017 2/2/2017

James Alfred McNeish (1881 - 1918)

2/768 Seargeant James Alfred McNeish * Son of James and Jane McNeish* Born 14 February 1881 * Husband of Louie nee Norgrove* Age 37* Enlisted 14 September 1914* Driver - New Zealand Field Artillery* Di...

10/4/2007 1/26/2017

Walter Percy Taylor MP (1878 - 1935)

Served NZ Army February 1901-4 July 1902 with Gisborne Rifles, NZ Volunteer Corps B Squadron North Island Regiment, 8th Contingent NZ Mounted Rifles South Africa.Four brothers and a brother in law serv...

1/24/2017 1/24/2017

Son of Isaac Chadwick Taylor and Ellen Taylor (nee Ball), of 269A Ormond Rd., Whataupoko, Gisborne.Poverty Bay rugby representative 1897Father of Claude Taylor who served in WW2.He embarked for South A...

1/24/2017 1/24/2017

Robert William Drabble (1880 - 1952)

Four brothers all saw active service: Joseph Newsome Drabble (WW1), Robert William Drabble (South African War), Frederick Layne Drabble (WW1), and Walter John Drabble ( WW1). Documents: * Military Pers...

2/22/2009 1/24/2017

Tauranga Mounted RiflesASHWORTH Caldwell, Service Number: 3203, Sixth Contingent, Corporal, Farmer, residence Tauranga. Next of kin: Caldwell Ashworth, father, East Grinstead, Sussex, England. Enlisted...

1/23/2017 1/23/2017

John Archibald Clark (1876 - 1911)

John Archibald Clark (1876-1911). Born in Parnell, Auckland, on 27 August 1876, but grew up in Tauranga. He was called 'Trooper Jack' for his service during the Boer War. After returning to New Zealand...

1/22/2017 1/23/2017

Hugh Gordon Bonar MP (1882 - 1915)

Rank: Private* Service No: 6/589* Date of Death: 08/05/1915* Regiment/Service: Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Main Body * Panel Reference: * Memorial: TWELVE TREE COPSE (NEW ZEALAND) MEMORIAL* Additiona...

1/14/2017 1/14/2017

Archibald James Merle Bonar MP (1876 - 1915)

Rank: Company Serjeant Major* Service No: 10/1116* Date of Death: 28/04/1915* Age: 39* Regiment/Service: Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F. * Panel Reference: 75. * Memorial: LONE PINE MEMORIAL* Additional ...

1/14/2017 1/14/2017

Rank: Trooper* Service No:13/652* Date of Death: 02/07/1915* Age: 34* Regiment/Service: Auckland Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F. * Grave Reference: A. 1. * Cemetery: NO.2 OUTPOST CEMETERYLinks:* NZ units in S...

6/17/2009 1/10/2017

Dave Gallagher MP (1873 - 1917)

"Dave Gallagher"

Dave Gallaher (born David Gallagher, 30 October 1873 – 4 October 1917) was a New Zealand rugby union footballer best remembered as the captain of the "Original All Blacks", the 1905–06 New Zealand nati...

12/25/2016 12/26/2016

Walter John Borlase (1885 - 1936)

Served in the South African War as a private with the tenth contingent.Source: Embarkation database - NZ units in South Africa 1899-1902

6/1/2008 12/21/2016

George Norton Borlase (1878 - 1902)

Served in the South African War as a private with the seventh contingent.Source: Embarkation database - NZ units in South Africa 1899-1902 Links: nzwargraves.org.nz

8/31/2008 12/21/2016

Cenotaph Record:

12/16/2016 12/16/2016

George Arthur Bush (1879 - 1930)

Cenotaph Record: Arthur Bush served in the Fist World War and the Boer War. He spent the early part of his life as a miner, assayer and an accountant. His first marriage ended in divorce and in 1910 he...

11/2/2015 12/9/2016

James Rollo Parker (1879 - 1951)

James Rollo Parker (1879-1951). Born in Katikati in 1879 (reg. 1879/16464). James was a farmer. He served in the South African Conflict (Boer War 1899-1902) (Service No. 4203), 7th contingent, 22nd Com...

11/15/2016 11/16/2016

Joseph Wylie Parker (1878 - 1906)

Joseph Wylie Parker (1878-1906). Born in Katikati on 5 May 1878, he was baptised on 13 October 1878. He became a blacksmith. He served in the South African Conflict (Boer War 1899-1902) (Service No. 73...

11/15/2016 11/16/2016

William John Parker (1877 - d.)

William John Parker (1877-?). Born in Katikati in 1877 (reg. 1877/11393). John was a coach builder. He served in the South African Conflict (Boer War 1899-1902) (Service No. 8740). 10th Contingent, B S...

11/15/2016 11/16/2016

Frederick William Wylie (1876 - 1901)

Service Number: 1478 & 4705. New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 7th Contingent. Cenotaph Record:

11/15/2016 11/15/2016

John Walker Watt (1874 - 1963)

"Jack Watt"

Member of Hunterville Mounted RiflesJohn Walker Watt was born in Rangitikei on 5 December 1874 (reg. 1874/42654). His parents were Alexander (1838-1900) and Anne Watt (nee Gerrie) (1837-1908) who marri...

7/17/2010 8/19/2016

Lieut. Charles Watt (1880 - 1915)

Charles Watt was born on 24 September 1880 (reg. 1880/12775). His parents were Alexander (1838-1900) and Anne Watt (nee Gerrie) (1837-1908) who married in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 8 March...

7/17/2010 8/19/2016

John Richard McCauley (1879 - 1938)

John Richard McCauley was born in Rangiora, New Zealand, on 6 April 1879 (reg. 1879/13498). His parents were William Henry and Eliza McCauley (nee McDowell) who married in Canterbury in 1874. During hi...

2/6/2015 8/19/2016

Thomas Albert Garmonsway (1881 - 1977)

Thomas Albert Garmonsway was born on 4 November 1881 (reg. 1881/11126) at Paterangi, Te Awamutu. His parents were Thomas and Albertina Garmonsway (nee Meyer) who married in St John's Church, Te Awamutu...

7/10/2010 8/19/2016

Francis Garmonsway (1876 - 1958)

Francis Garmonsway was born in Alexandra [now Pirongia] in the Waikato on 28 July 1876. His parents were John Henry and Crichton Garmonsway (nee Petrie) who married in Auckland on 19 December 1859 (reg...

7/17/2010 8/19/2016

Arthur Benjamin Birkett (1876 - 1908)

" Birkett, Arthur Benjamin, 1876-1908 Born on 29 September 1876, Arthur served in the South African Conflict (Boer War) departing on board the Cornwall on 30 January 1901. He married Annie Edith Murphy...

9/7/2012 8/19/2016

William Arthur Morgan MP (1875 - 1928)

Morgan was one of only seven from the 1 NZMR in the Diamond Jubilee Contingent for Queen Victoria in 1897. (Stowers, p.150)He joined the Orange River Colony Provisional Mounted Police at Bloemfontein i...

11/8/2008 6/4/2016

Served in the South African war as a private with the 10th Contingent.. Service Number: 9513.Cenotaph: : ferguson Reg No: 9513 Given Names: archibald edward Rank: private Unit: South Island Regiment - ...

8/22/2014 3/29/2016

John (Jack) McLaren Lett MP (1876 - 1917)

Rank: Private* Service No: 6762* Date of Death: 26/09/1917* Regiment/Service: Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 29th Bn. * Panel Reference: Panel 7 - 17 - 23 - 25 - 27 - 29 - 31. * Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GAT...

4/29/2010 9/20/2015

William Philip Davidson MP (c.1875 - 1915)

Served in the South African war with the eighth contingent.* Rank: Private* Service No: 10/664* Date of Death: 31/08/1915* Age: 35* Regiment/Service: Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F. * Panel Reference: 20...

3/17/2009 8/21/2015

Edward Henry Auckram (1882 - 1944)

Regimental number 8517 New Zealand Regiment Boer War A Squadron 10th contingent. Lived in Eden at the time Albert Street Onehunga. .Father was next of kin

5/23/2013 7/8/2015

Percy de Bathe Brandon MP (1876 - 1949)

War Service* South African War, 1899-1902* World War I, 1914-1918* World War II, 1939-1945 (Home Guard service)

9/4/2008 5/24/2015

Served in the South African war with the 8th Contingent and WW1 with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade.* Rank: Captain* Service No: 57384* Date of Death: 21/08/1918* Age: 37* Regiment/Service: New Zealand ...

10/8/2009 5/24/2015

Neil was educated at Otago Boys High School and Otago University (MBChB 1898, MRCS 1902).He left with the 4th Contingent for Africa on the S.S. Tagus on 12 June 1901 arriving at Port Chalmers on 11 Nov...

5/23/2015 5/23/2015

Thomas Joseph Coates (1880 - 1918)

Thomas Joseph Coates served in the South African War 1899-1902 with the 7th NZ Contingent. Thomas was from Kaiwaka and died of Influenza 1918.

5/23/2015 5/23/2015

James Herbert Haase (1881 - 1946)

Served in the South Africa war, relief for 6th and 7th contingents -sailing with eighth.

4/8/2012 4/21/2015

David McGavin (1876 - 1949)

A plumber, Waimea District.On nominal roll of Seventh Contingent, Nelson District.4318 Private Alfred David MCGAVIN embarked on the SS Gulf of Taranto, 6 April 1901. (Boer War)Unit: No 23 company (Nels...

10/22/2010 4/20/2015

John Peard Mays (1878 - 1901)

Served in the South African War.MEDALS AND AWARDS* Queen's South Africa Medal (Cape Colony, Rhodesia, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 clasps) Jack Mays was a universal favourite with re...

4/10/2015 4/10/2015

Walter Baxter (1883 - 1949)

4/3/2015 4/3/2015

James Thomson Anderson (1876 - 1900)

Before World War I, enteric fever, or typhoid fever, was the scourge of armies, and in the Anglo-Boer War killed more soldiers than enemy action. It is caused by a bacteria entering the body via contam...

4/2/2015 4/2/2015

Adam Dunlop (1881 - 1961)

4/2/2015 4/2/2015

William Dunlop (1879 - 1902)

9/22/2012 4/2/2015

Served in the South African War.

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Served in the South African War with the sixth and tenth contingents.AWARDS* Queen's South Africa Medal with five clasps.

3/30/2015 3/30/2015

Henry Te Reiwhati Vercoe, OBE DSO MP (1884 - 1962)

"Henry Ray Vercoe"

Henry Te Reiwhati Vercoe OBE DSO (1884–1962) was a notable New Zealand horseman, soldier, farmer and community leader. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Ngāti Pikiao and Ngāti Tuara iwi, part of...

11/20/2011 3/30/2015

One of five brothers who served in WWI, two died.11/601, Captain temp Major, Wellington Mounted RiflesCITATION* Distinguished Service Order* For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

Col. Joseph Reginald Sommerville, VD MP (1843 - 1910)

"Joe"

Son of Charles Summerville (ex. 65 Foot), and MargaretThe family arrived in New Zealand in 1845Educated at Whanganui School and privatelyOccupation: Farmer, No. 2 Line1869: Married Sarah Jane Alice Jon...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

One of five brothers who served in WWI, two died.* Rank: Major* Service No: 16038* Date of Death: 02/04/1918* Age: 44* Regiment/Service: Wellington Mounted Rifles, N.Z.E.F. 2nd Sqdn. * Grave Reference:...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

Served in the South African War with the ninth contingent. One of six brothers who served in WWI, one died in WWI, one died in WWII. Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother Andrew Weatherspoon...

3/26/2015 3/26/2015

Served in the South African War (Boer War) and WWI where he was awarded the Military Medal for daring and fearless conduct and conspicuous bravery.Leonard Edward John WORTHINGTON, from Pleasant Point, ...

6/17/2011 3/25/2015

Served in the South African War (Anglo-Boer War).One of seven brothers who served in WWI, two died.* Rank: Sergeant* Service No: 82* Date of Death: 23/05/1915* Age: 29* Regiment/Service: Australian Lig...

3/21/2015 3/21/2015

Cecil Andrew De Lautour (1880 - 1915)

Served in the South African War (Anglo-Boer War).One of seven brothers who served in WWI, two died.* Rank: Private* Service No: 465* Date of Death: 04/11/1915* Regiment/Service: Rhodesia Regiment 2nd B...

6/9/2012 3/21/2015

Cyril Steed Girdlestone (1883 - 1962)

Served in the South African War with the sixth contingent and was one of three brothers who served in WWI. He was a member of the Samoan Expeditionary Force.

3/15/2015 3/15/2015

William Henry A'Court (1872 - 1947)

Served in the South African War with the tenth contingent. in WWI.

1/4/2008 3/14/2015

Sydney Charles A'Court (1870 - 1902)

Served in the South African War with the fifth and tenth contingents.

3/14/2015 3/14/2015

B. Wendover, Bucks., 1871; s. of Rev. Albert Smith; m., 1915, Patience, d. of Rev. J. and Lady Ella Garnett, co. Tyrone (d. 1918); 2nd, 1923 Lilias. d. of Maj. and Lady Muriel Close, c. Tyrone; one d. ...

3/13/2015 3/13/2015
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Lt-Col Ivon Tatham Standish, CMG DSO RNZA MP (1883 - 1967)

"sometimes recorded as Ivan Standish"

Ivon Tatham Standish, who was born in December 1883, served with the last New Zealand Contingent sent to South Africa in 1902. He then became a regular soldier, representing New Zealand at the 1911 cor...

4/17/2012 3/4/2015

Served in the South African war with the sixth contingent. in WW1 with the Royal Army Service Corps.

3/4/2015 3/4/2015

Brigadier General Sir Herbert Ernest Hart, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO, VD (13 October 1882 – 5 March 1968) was an officer in the New Zealand Military Forces who served during the Second Boer War and the First W...

6/30/2009 3/2/2015

William James Hardham was born in Wellington in 1876. He attended Mount Cook School and worked as a farrier and blacksmith until volunteering for service with the 4th New Zealand (Rough Riders) Conting...

1/8/2009 3/2/2015

Rank: Private* Service No: 10/4439* Date of Death: 27/09/1916* Regiment/Service: Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F. 1st Bn. * Panel Reference: * Memorial: CATERPILLAR VALLEY (NEW ZEALAND) MEMORIAL* Addition...

2/25/2009 3/2/2015