Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service October 1941.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service October 1941.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

04/10/1941    18.45  Rochford       A British Miles Magester Aeroplane No. T.9753

made a forced landing in a field 300 yards North of the Cock P.H. at Stroud Green, owing to ground mist.  No damage or casualties.  Aircraft from the 402 Squadron, Hull, attempting to land at Rochford.

07/10/1941                Foulness       1 – H.E unexploded found in a field at Jerry Wood,

Island             Small Gains Farm, 500 yards North of main road.  No damage or casualties.  Date and time of falling believed 02.20 hrs the 23.6.41  (disposed of BDS 15.12.41).

07/10/1941                Ingrave           1 – H.E unexploded found in 45 Acre field, behind

Hatch Farm, 500 yards from Arterial Road.  No damage or casualties.  (disposed of BDS 6.11.41).

11/10/1941    20.10  Foulness       1 – H.E. exploded 80 yards East of sea wall, 1/4

Island             mile East of Eastwick Head.  No damage or casualties.

12/10/1941                Rayleigh        1 – A.A. unexploded Shell found in the garden of

“Barrington” Hockley Road.  No damage or casualties.  Date and time of falling not known.  (Disposed of BDS 17.10.41).

17/10/1941                Ingrave           1 – A.A. unexploded Shell found in a clover field

200 yards South East and at rear of Hatch Farm.  No damage or casualties.  Date and time of falling not known.

18/10/1941    10.55  Canvey          A Navy Barrage Balloon broke away from a ship in

Island             the River Thames opposite Chapman Lights and disappeared in a North Easterly direction.  Should clear Southend.  Will burst when high enough.

25/10/1941    12.00  Little Warley  1 – A.A. unexploded Shell found in a meadow 200

yards West of “Beredens” Cranham Road.  No damage or casualties.  Date and time of falling not known.  (Disposed of BDS 12.11.41).

30/10/1941                Rayleigh        1 – H.E. unexploded found in field 10 yards East of

path running North from Sandhills Road.  No damage or casualties.  Date and time of falling not known.  (Disposed of BDS 12.11.41).     

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