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

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

Date                Time   Location         Damage

16/04/1941    21.30  Childerditch  10 – H.Es exploded in fields between the Village

Hall and Hall Lane.  1 cow injured.  Slight damage to property.

16/04/1941    21.30  Little                1 – H.E exploded in Dunton Road, 200 yards East

                                    Burstead        of Calvers Farm.  Road blocked.  No casualties.

16/04/1941    21.50  Canvey          3 – H.Es exploded near Beech House Promenade

Island             East, 2 on foreshore and 1 100 yards North of sea wall.  Considerable damage to jetty, overhead electric cables and to property.  No casualties.

16/04/1941                Little Warley  3 – A.A. unexploded Shells, 1 100 yards East of

Hall Lane and 100 yards North of L.M.S. railway, 1 150 yards East of Hall Lane and 40 yards North East of pond in field and 1 300 yards West of Hall Lane and 400 yards North on L.M.S. railway (all disposed of by B.D.S. 9.5.41).

16/04/1941    21.60  Mountnessing          2 – H.Es exploded, 1/4 mile South of

Mountnessing Hall Farm and 100 yards North of Railway and 1 on Sewerage Farm.  Extensive damage to sewer main and sprinklers.  No casualties.