Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 16 November 1940.
Date Time Location Damage
16/11/1940 02.54 Shenfield 5 – H.Es exploded in fields opposite Alwyn Avenue
North of A.12. No damage or casualties.
16/11/1940 17.30 Foulness The body of a German Airman found on the
Island foreshore of Haven Gore. Name Gefr. Tonny Boschen, born 10.9.19 at Braman. Body not in water for more than 48 hours. Neck broken, bullet hole in elbow of right arm. (During the morning of 15th a German bomber dived into the Thames and the body is believed to be one of the crew). Moved to Southend Municipal Hospital Rochford. RAF Rochford took possession of property.
16/11/1940 18.30 Ramsden 1 – A.A. unexploded Shell 1/4 mile West of junction
Heath Mill Lane and Heath Road. No damage or casualties.
16/11/1940 19.30 Shenfield 1 – A.A. unexploded Shell on the cricket ground 30
yards from nearest house. No damage or casualties.
16/11/1940 19.50 Hawkwell 1 – I.B. burnt out in a field 200 yards East of
Nursery Corner. No damage or casualties.
16/11/1940 19.50 Hutton 5 – H.Es, 2 exploded in Cooks Nurseries, Rayleigh
Road, 1 unexploded in Flints field and 2 unexploded behind the Infirmary, Hutton Residential Schools. Slight damage to property. No casualties.
16/11/1940 19.55 Rayleigh 2 – I.Bs burnt out in a field 100 yards West of
Beckworth Farm Nelson Road. No damage or casualties.
16/11/1940 19.55 North 1 – I.B. burnt out near Fantons Hall. No damage or
16/11/1940 20.05 Great Tarpots 3 – H.Es exploded in fields at side of
Romsey Road. No damage or casualties.
16/11/1940 20.08 Hawkwell 1 – I.B. burnt out in a field near Hawkwell Farm.
No damage or casualties.
16/11/1940 20.10 Pitsea 3 – H.Es exploded 1, 50 yards West of junction
Pitsea and Station Road, 1 on Parkhurst Road, 15 yards from High Road and 1 in field at rear of Allens Fish shop. Damage to property. No casualties.
16/11/1940 20.10 Bowers 2 – H.Es exploded, 1 in field 60 yards South of
Gifford London Road and 75 yards East of Church Road and 1 in garden of Gifford House 50 yards South of London Road. No damage or casualties.
16/11/1940 20.45 Billericay 1 – A.A. unexploded Shell in a field near “Gatwick
House” near Bell Hill. No damage or casualties.