Old British Cemetery, Via Giuseppe Verdi, Livorno, Italy
'Hic jacet / Iohannes Bayley anglus / navis Hannover ductor / qui / aetatem agens annorum XXV / in conflictu cum duabus triremibus Gallicis / strenue pugnans / die xii Augusti MDCCX / insigni vulnere percussus / occubuit' [Here lies John Bayley Englishman, Commander of the ship 'Hannover' who died at the age of 25 mortally wounded while fighting valiantly in an action with two French warships on 12 August 1710.]
1701-1714 War of the Spanish Succession
Date of Death: 12/8/1710
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Commander
Bibliography: G.G. Milner-Gibson-Cullum; Francis Campbell Macauley 'The inscriptions in the old British cemetery of Leghorn' (Leghorn, 1906) p.28.