Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 30January 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 30January 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

30/01/1941     13.30  Wickford        2 – H.Es exploded, 1 200 yards South of A.127 and

1 exploded 150 yards East of Pipps Hill.  Slight damage to property.  No casualties.

30/01/1941    13.45  Pitsea             1 – H.E. exploded and about 50 I.Bs burnt out 300

yards East of Sea Transport Depot and Sewerage Works.  1 ewe killed and overhead electric cables down.

30/01/1941    16.30  Laindon         1 – A.A. unexploded Shell fell in the garden of

“Rosena” Borthwick Drive.  No damage or casualties.  (dealt with by B.D.S. 6.2.41).

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 29 January 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 29 January 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

29/01/1941    20.00  South Weald 1 – H.E exploded on grass verge opposite 38

Wealdside Cottage.  Telephone wires and water main damaged.  Slight damage to property.  No casualties.

29/01/1941    20.30  Mountnessing          3 – H.Es exploded, 2 in fields called Thoby

Fields North East of Mountnessing Mill and 1 in field North Corner House Café, Burnthouse Lane.  Slight damage to property.  No casualties.

29/01/1941    20.50  Great Warley 2 – H.Es exploded in fields 1/4 mile North of

Stoney Hills Farm.  Slight damage to 2 houses.  No casualties.

29/01/1941    21.00  Downham     3 – H.Es exploded in fields 200 yards from De

                                                            Beauvoir’s Arms.  No damage or casualties.

29/01/1941    21.30  Downham     2 – H.Es exploded in fields 600 yards East of White

                                                            Lillies Farm.  No damage or casualties.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 22 January 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 22 January 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

22/01/1941                Hutton            1 – H.E. unexploded found behind military hut on

Brands Farm, Wash Lane.  No damage or casualties (believed to have fallen 20.1.41).

22/01/1941                Laindon         1 – A.A. unexploded Shell on footpath 150 yards

East of Church Road.  No damage or casualties.  (disposed of B.D.S. 4.2.41).

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 21 January 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 21 January 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

21/01/1941    10.45  South Weald 1 – A.A. exploded Shell at Coxtie Green Farm. 

                                                            Slight damage to cowshed.  No casualties.

21/01/1941    15.00  Pitsea             An enemy plane flew low over the district and

machine gunned indiscriminately.  No casualties.  Damage to bungalow.

21/01/1941    15.55  Billericay        16 – H.Es 15 exploded and 1 unexploded and a

number of I.Bs in fields opposite Ardleighs Garage at Harts Corner.  One heavy H.E. exploded near Cullis’ Sheet Metal Factory South Green.  1 soldier killed, 2 soldiers and 3 civilians injured.  Extensive damage to factory and other property.  Telephone and electric cables down.  Water main damaged.  (Unexploded removed by B.D.S).

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 19 January 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 19 January 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

19/01/1941    21.00  Nevendon     1 – H.E. exploded in a field 300 yards East of

Nevendon Hall Farm and 300 yards South of Arterial Road.  No damage or casualties.

19/01/1941    21.05  Pitsea             I.Bs (about 40) burnt out on Marsh land near the

Reclaimation Coy Limited works.  No damage or casualties.

19/01/1941    22.00  Great              Damage to ceilings and windows at “Corduville

Wakering       Villa” High Street by nose cap of A.A. Shell.  Also damage by shrapnel to roof of Methodist Chapel.  No casualties.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 18 January 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 18 January 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

18/01/1941    15.35  Billericay        10 – H.Es 8 exploded and 2 unexploded in fields

East of Lawness Farm.  No damage or casualties.  (Dealt with by B.D.S. 9.4.41).

18/01/1941    16.45  Hockley          Barrage Balloon grounded in a field near

Homefield Farm, Greensword Lane.  Damage to electric cables.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 16 January 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 16 January 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

16/01/1941     01.04  Brentwood     A German Dornier 17 shot down by night fighter

crashed in flames in Hartswood 100 yards from junction of Woodman and Hartswood Roads.  Machine completely burnt out.  Remains of 3 bodies found in wreckage.

16/01/1941    05.15  Canvey          A German Heinkel 111 shot down by night fighter

Island             crashed in flames in River Thames 100 yards South of Oil Wharf Jetty Hole Haven.  Occupants 2 dead and 3 prisoners (1 at Oldchurch Hospital).

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 13 January 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 13 January 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

13/01/1941    N/K     Potton            1 – H.E. unexploded on saltings 1/2 mile North of

Island             Farmhouse and 35 feet from sea wall and 50 yards West of Storehouse on North East side of sea wall.  No damage or casualties.