Sunday 27th of October 2002 09:23 AM 
New South Wales Contingents to the Boer War

1st Australian Horse (New South Wales)

NSW Imperial Bushmen pose before departureNew South Wales Artillery

New South Wales Field Hospital and Bearer Company

New South Wales Mounted Infantry

1st New South Wales Mounted Rifles

3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles

1st New South Wales Bushmen (see image to right)

6th Imperial Bushmen (4th New South Wales Contingent)

3rd New South Wales Bushmen

New South Wales Lancers

Other Contingents/Units in Which NSW Troops Served

5th and 6th Australian Contingent

Royal Australian Artillery

Australian Army Medical Corps

Doyle's Scouts

Intelligence Department

NSW Mounted Riflemen pose before departure for South Africa
NSW Mounted Riflemen pose before departure for South Africa


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Go to the Queensland State Library for a searchable list of Queenslanders who participated in the South African War. This list has been compiled using the Library's extensive collection of Queenslander newspapers.

Australian War Memorial Boer War Nominal Roll Database
This roll provides details of those persons who served with Australian units in the South African War.

Australian War Graves in South Africa - 1899-1902

Further Reading

The New South Wales Contingents for South Africa : Being a Pictorial Record of the Organisation of the Colonies' Forces for Active Service, and the Scenes of Unparalleled Enthusiasm Marking Their Departure for the Front. Sydney: New South Wales Bookstall Co., 1900.

See also the Australian/New Zealand Forces section of the Bibliography for more material on this subject.