Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 1 November 1940.
Date Time Location Damage
01/11/1940 05.30 Foulness The body of a German Airman found on the
Island foreshore at Asplins Head. Not in water for more than 12 hours. Bullet wound in face. Unter Offizier. Identity Disc 53624/22. Papers on body cannot be read. Removed to Southend Municipal Hospital Rochford.
01/11/1940 09.00 Great The door of an aeroplane found in a field at Wick
Wakering Farm 250 yards South East of farm. Number 0880299 in white paint inside frame. Colour Grey-Green paint with 3 mica panels one is reinforced with sheet metal.
01/11/1940 19.00 South 4 – H.Es exploded 300 yards to rear of St. Vincents
Weald Hamlet on McTurks land. No damage or casualties.
01/11/1940 19.00 Rayleigh 3 – H.Es, 1 H.E. exploded and 1 Oil I.B. burnt out
in a field 400 yards North of Charlie’s Café and 300 yards South of Railway lines and 2 H.Es exploded in a field 300 yards South East of Wheatleys Farm. No damage or casualties.
01/11/1940 South 1 – I.B. burnt out in a field between Vicarage Lane
Weald and Weald Road. No damage or casualties.
01/11/1940 Hutton 1 – H.E. unexploded at Stud Farm 200 yards North
of Rayleigh Road, opposite the Maltings. No damage or casualties. B.D.S. 17.5.41
01/11/1940 21.45 Billericay 4 – H.Es exploded, 2 near Cottages Ramsden
Heath Road, 50 yards East of junction of Outwood Common Road and 2 H.Es exploded and 2 Oil I.Bs burnt out in fields off Ramsden Heath Road. No damage or casualties.
01/11/1940 23.45 Ramsden 1 – H.E. exploded in a field 300 yards North West
Heath of Searchlight Station. No damage or casualties.
01/11/1940 23.50 Mountnessing 1 – Oil I.B. burnt out in a field 30 yards to
rear of “Woodview” Old Church Lane. No damage or casualties.
01/11/1940 North 2 – H.Es exploded, 1 in middle of A.127 500 yards
Benfleet East of Bonvilles Farm and 1 in field 300 yards East of Bonvilles Farm. Down track of A.127 blocked. No casualties.