Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 2 September 1940.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 2 September 1940.

 

 

Date                Time   Location         Damage

 

02/09/1940    08.15  Rochford       German Dornier 17 crashed and burnt out at

Rochford Aerodrome.  Crew 1 killed, 3 prisoners safe.

02/09/1940    16.35  Vange            Roof of Churchill & Johnsons Timber Yard Wharf

Road. Damaged by shrapnel

02/09/1940    16.40  Laindon         German Messerschmitt 110 crashed and burnt out

in the South East Corner of Frith Wood.  2 bodies recovered.

02/09/1940    16.40  Brentwood     Fire in a barley field near Sawyers Hall Farm

Doddinghurst Road. 3 cocks of barley destroyed.  Cause unknown (during an air raid).  No casualties.

02/09/1940    17.05  Little                Body of a German Airman found at Sudburys

Burstead        Cottage, Nirege Farm.  Parachute failed to open.

02/09/1940    17.06  Vange            1 – A.A. unexploded shell in School gardens

Claylands.  No damage or casualties.

02/09/1940    17.07  Potton Island 1 – H.E. unexploded 250 yards South of Sea Wall.

North end of Island.  No damage or casualties.