BAILEY, Reginald John William
Able Seaman Reginald Bailey RN Commandos were involved in an operation to liberate the enemy held island of Elba, codenamed Operation Brassard . The operation was launched from the island of Corsica .Sources  CWGC  The Beachhead Commandos author A. Cecil Hampshire. Notes The CWGC list his unit as HMS Copra. This was a shore base in the UK responsible for the Pay and Records of RN personnel attached to Combined Operations. It is this Archive's belief that he was involved in Operation Brassard but his Commando service needs to be verified through service record when available.