Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 14 December 1940.
Date Time Location Damage
14/12/1940 01.55 Sutton 2 Parachute mines, 1 exploded 400 yards North
and 1exploded 500 yards West of Beauchamps Farm Shopland. No casualties. Considerable damage to property. Parachute of 1 mine at Rochford Police Station.
14/12/1940 01.55 Paglesham 2 Parachute mines, 1 exploded on South Hall
Marshes and 1 unexploded on Hare Marshes. Slight damage to property. Unexploded removed to Portsmouth 16th by Military.
14/12/1940 09.40 Little Warley 1 – A.A. unexploded Shell found in a field 200
yards East of Hall Lane. No damage or casualties.
14/12/1940 18.18 Canvey 10 – H.Es exploded, 1 on “Beachville” Clinton
Island Road, HQ of 96th Light A.A. Battery R.A. extensive damage to property. 1 soldier fatal casualty. Military hut fired. Underground telephone cables and telegraph pole damaged and 9 exploded in fields North and South of Canvey Road in line from Cooks Farm to Clinton Road. S.L.T. on Canvey Road B.1014. (open 14.12.40).