Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 21 December 1940.
Date Time Location Damage
21/12/1940 05.45 Creeksea Segt Hazlegrove and Pte Haige of the Duke of
Wellington Regt. Stationed at Hawkwell were taking part in manoeuvres at Creeksea when they walked across land mines buried in the ground on land which was fenced off running parallel with Creeksea Road, 1 mine exploded and they were both practically blown to pieces.