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.