Lt Cdr J.S. Bailey OBE RN
Lt Cdr Bailey joined the Fleet Air Arm in 1938, and began his operational career flying Albacores over the
He became the C/O of 827Sqn in 1943, the first Squadron to receive the Fairey Barracuda. He became C/O of 768 Deck Landing Tarining School. Machrihanish in June 1943. Became C/O of 815 Barracuda Sqn at Machrihanish in 1945.
When he set down a Seafire 17 on the deck of HMS Illustrious on