Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service January 1942.
Date Time Location Damage
08/01/1942 Found Billericay 1 – exploded British Smoke float found in a field
500 yards South West of Downham Church. No damage or casualties. Time and date of falling not known.
14/01/1942 21.30 Foulness 1 – H.E exploded on the foreshore. No casualties.
Slight damage to windows of Government property.
30/01/1942 18.30 Barling A torn and deflated Naval Kite grounded in a field
500 yards South of Mucking Hall Farmhouse and 300 yards West of Mucking Hall Road. Inscribed Mk. 6-29509X – AAD/AB2- R.N. – “Smokey Joe”. RAF informed (Removed by Naval Authority 3.2.42).
30/01/1942 18.30 Pitsea A Naval Kite Balloon grounded at junction of
Northlands Drive and Rosemary Drive. No damage or casualties. Removed to Scotch Bakery. Naval Control informed.