Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 3 September 1940.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 3 September 1940.

 

 

Date                Time   Location         Damage

 

03/09/1940    07.30  Canewdon    British Spitfire smashed 1/2 mile North East of Air

Ministry Experimental Works.  Pilot safe at Rochford Aerodrome.

03/09/1940    10.20  Canewdon    British Pilot down by parachute at Sealdhurst

Farm.  Face burnt.  RAF on spot.

03/09/1940    10.20  Canewdon    British Pilot baled out.  Safe at Lower Raypits

Farm.  Machine North of River Roach.

03/09/1940    10.20  Ingrave           British Spitfire burnt out 300 yards East of

Handleys Dairy Farm.  Pilot Sergt. Fopp of Debden safe.

03/09/1940    10.30  Church End  1 Cannon Shell unexploded at “Eltham Lodge”

Hawkwell Park Drive. No damage or casualties.

03/09/1940    10.30  Hullbridge     5 – I.Bs 1 at Mayfields Avenue and 4 at Malyons

Farm.  No damage or casualties.

03/09/1940    10.40  Canewdon    British plane crashed at Canewdon Hall Field.

Pilot safe.

03/09/1940    10.40  Mountnessing          1 – H.E. exploded in a field 150 yards South

West of Bacons Farm.  No damage or casualties.

03/09/1940    10.45  Canewdon    British plane burnt out 200 yards East of Apton

Hall.  Pilot safe.

03/09/1940    10.50  Canewdon    German Messerschmitt 110 wrecked at Snowhills

field.  North of Canewdon Hall.  Crew 1 injured (serious) 1 uninjured taken prisoner.

03/09/1940    10.50  Foulness       British plane wrecked 1/4 mile East of Brickhouse

Island             Farm.  Pilot dead.  Parachute failed to open.

03/09/1940    11.00  Hockley          British plane burnt out at Beckney’s Farm.  Pilot

safe.

03/09/1940    11.00  Sutton            2 – H.Es unexploded in a market garden field near

Temple Farm Cottage.  No damage or casualties.

03/09/1940    11.00  Canewdon    2 – I.Bs at The Kennels.  No damage or casualties.

03/09/1940    11.25  Mountnessing          1 I.B. unexploded found at Swallows Cross,

in field 300 yards West of Burnthouse Lane.  No damage or casualties.

03/09/1940    12.12  Margaretting  Pilot Officer David W Hunt wounded in Billericay

Hospital.  Plane crashed in Chelmsford Division.

03/09/1940    12.13  Ingrave           1 – H.E. unexploded at Childerditch Hall Farm, 400

yards West and 500 yards North of Arterial Road.  No damage or casualties.  B.D.S. 13.5.41

03/09/1940    12.14  Shenfield       1 – Cannon Shell unexploded on greensward at

Alexander Lane.  No damage or casualties.  Taken by Military

03/09/1940    12.15  Rayleigh        Grass fire at Cressays Farm Wickford Road.

Supposed cause cannon shell.

03/09/1940    12.16  Canewdon    1 – I.B. at Pudseys Hall gate, Larks Hill.  No

damage or casualties.

03/09/1940    19.00  Canvey          1 – A.A. unexploded shell, 50 yards West of Eaton

Island             Lodge.  Central Wall Avenue.  No damage or casualties.

03/09/1940    21.00  Mountnessing          3 – I.Bs unexploded at Mountnessing Hall,

400 yards West of the Farmhouse.  No damage or casualties.

03/09/1940    21.00  Hutton            1 – H.E. unexploded at The Willows.  Slight

damage to property.  No casualties.

03/09/1940    21.00  Mountnessing          50 – I.Bs burnt out in fields and 1 I.B.

Unexploded 300 yards West of Peagrims Farm.  No damage or casualties

03/09/1940    23.10  Laindon         1 – H.E. in the road B.1007 High Road Laindon

250 yards South of the Fortune-of-War P.H.  Electric and telephone wires down and water main damaged.  No casualties.  (Single line traffic 21st inst.)

03/09/1940    23.10  Laindon         2 – H.Es exploded 100 yards East of High Road

Schools.  Gas main, electric cable and surrounding property damaged.  No casualties.