Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 20 November 1940.
Date Time Location Damage
20/11/1940 04.30 Paglesham 3 – H.Es exploded South of School. No damage or
20/11/1940 05.25 South Weald 1 – A.A. unexploded at rear of Gilstead Hall.
Damage to property. No casualties. B.D.S. 21.5.41.
20/11/1940 05.30 Mountnessing 17 – H.Es, 4 exploded at rear of Gt.
Cowbridge Grange, Church Road and 200 yards from London Road at rear of sewerage works, also 1 unexploded in same position, 11 exploded and 1 unexploded on McCheyne’s Farm. No damage or casualties.
20/11/1940 19.30 Rochford British Bolton Paul Defiant crashed and completely
wrecked 1/4 mile East of Blatches Farm. Pilot Officer Hackwood and Flying Officer S. Storrie of 264th Squadron Rochford killed. No of plane 1626.