Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service January 1942.

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.

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