Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 28 July 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 28 July 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

28/07/1941    02.30  Ingrave           8 – H.Es unexploded in fields at rear of Whitby

                                                            Avenue.  No damage or casualties.

28/07/1941    03.15  Canewdon    9 – H.Es exploded in fields 300 yards North of

                                                            Scaldhurst Farm.  No damage or casualties.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 25 July 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 25 July 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

25/07/1941    19.00  Haven Gore The body of a German Airman in an advanced

Island             state of decomposition found on the foreshore,  100 yards from sea wall at Haven Gore Point.  Body removed to Rochford Rural District Mortuary.  Name and identity undecipherable.  Removed and buried by RAF Southend.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 24 July 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 24 July 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

24/07/1941    13.00  Hockley          A Meteorological balloon with machine attached

found in a field removed to Police Station.  Inscribed No B.236 on machine.  Label “The Supt, Observatory, Richmond, Surrey.  (Forwarded to H.Q.).

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

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

Date                Time   Location         Damage

18/07/1941    15.45  Great              Naval Barrage Balloon found in a field at

Wakering       Alexander Road.  Deflated and torn from end to end.  Marked R.N. and K.B. Mark 6. 4804 on side and EVA on nose.  RAF Rochford informed.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 17 July 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 17 July 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

17/07/1941    Found  Great            Naval Barrage Balloon found in a ditch 100 yards

Burstead      North West of Sewer Works, Barleylands.  Seen to fall 21-00 hrs 12.7.41.  Marked R.N. Collected by RAF 18.7.41.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 10 July 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 10 July 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

10/07/1941    16.55  Canewdon    Captain Dane, Resident Naval Officer of Burnham

on Crouch reported that at 16-55 hours the 10th, 1st, a mine exploded at the entrance to Lion Creek, Nr Lower Raypits Canewdon and blew up a motor boat, owned by P & N Petticrow Ltd of Eastern Boathouse, Burnham and contained two employees of that firm (names not known).  They had been to Bridge Marsh Island and when returning the boat struck a mine.  Search has been made of the foreshore of the River Crouch at Wallasea Island and Canewdon, but no trace of the two men or the boat has been found.