Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service May 1940.
Date Time Location Damage
01/05/1940 19.00 Hockley 1 – A.A. unexploded shell in a field at
Walfords Farm. No damage or casualties
04/05/1940 06.20 Canvey British Spitfire made a forced landing on flats
Island between Canvey Wall and Chapman Lighthouse. Pilot safe. Instruments salvaged.
10/05/1940 11.45 Pitsea Several cases of slight damage to bungalows by
falling shrapnel from our guns.
15/05/1940 15.30 Ingrave British Spitfire crashed at Thorndon Park.
Machine burnt out. Number N. 3185 K.L.N.
Pilot Officer Ross killed.
25/05/1940 01.35 Wickford 1 – H.E. exploded at South Beeches Avenue.
Windows broken. Rabbits and chicken killed to the value of £5. Glass broken in skylight of Police property.