Able Seaman Reginald Bailey died during operations at Elba . At the time of his death RN Commandos were involved in the operation to liberate the enemy held island of Elba, codenamed Operation Brassard. The operation was launched from the liberated island of Corsica .
 Registers of Deaths of Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/127.
 The Beachhead Commandos author A. Cecil Hampshire.