Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 1 March 1941.
Date Time Location Damage
01/03/1941 13.00 Langdon Joseph William O’Neil 17 years, a member of the
Hills A.F.S. attached to East Ham Fire Station of “Landour” Park Avenue was tampering with a Cannon Shell at home when it exploded. Parts of both hands were blown away. O’Neil and his mother Emily were seriously injured and his sisters Theresa 3 years and Peggy 13 years slightly injured. O’Neil died in Billericay Hospital 3.3.41.