Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 11 January 1941.
Date Time Location Damage
11/01/1941 19.40 South I.Bs (a number) over a wide area. No casualties, 1
Benfleet bungalow completely gutted, 1 extensively damaged and 11 slightly damaged. Gas main damaged. “Westbury” I.B. through roof slight damage.
11/01/1941 19.55 Pitsea I.Bs (a number) fell on Pitsea Estate. 2 houses
badly damaged. A Chapel and 10 houses slightly damaged, 1 serious, 1 slight casualty.
11/01/1941 19.55 Basildon I.Bs (a number) over a wide area. A bungalow, a
farmhouse and a school slightly damaged. No casualties.
11/01/1941 19.56 Thundersley I.Bs (a number) fell on Bread & Cheese Hill, 1
slight casualty. A garage used as a Furniture Depository and 2 bungalows damaged.
11/01/1941 Brentwood 1 – A.A. unexploded Shell at Brickhouse Farm,
Doddinghurst Road. No damage or casualties. (Removed B.D.S. 25.2.41).
11/01/1941 20.15 Pilgrims 1 U.X.B.A. bomb board, wire and parachute and
Hatch circular board found near PC Dayer’s house. No damage or casualties. (disposed of by B.D.S 13th).
11/01/1941 21.15 Mountnessing 1 U.X.B.A. bomb board, wire and
parachute and circular board found at Swallows Cross. Bomb in hedge at Bullmans Farm. (Disposed of by B.D.S 13th).
11/01/1941 22.30 Doddinghurst 2 – Parachutes and a large quantity of wire.
A heavy explosion was heard when this material grounded.