Natal Witness 4.11.1879
Alexander McCrea a corporal in Her Majesty's 90th Regiment charged with the crime of maliciously killing, maiming or wounding an ox:- In that on the 2nd October ult., and on the town lands of Pietermaritzburg, he did wrongfully, unlawfully and maliciously kill, maim or wound one ox, the property of Umhlati, a native residing at his own kraal under the Chief Mahoisa, Uys Dorns. Prisoner pleaded guilty. sentance was reserved.
SAGS medal roll 90th Regiment
Corporal 631 McCrea H. 1877-78-79 clasp