Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 1 March 1941.

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.

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