Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 1 November 1940.

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.

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