Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 12 September 1940.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 12 September 1940.

 

 

Date                Time   Location         Damage

 

12/09/1940    03.15  Dunton          12 – I.Bs burnt out in fields adjoining Lower Avenue

and Marylands Chase.  No damage or casualties.

12/09/1940   03.15  Nevendon     2 – H.Es unexploded 200 and 250 yards North of

the Arterial Road opposite the Police houses.  No damage or casualties.

12/09/1940                Ramsden       1 – H.E. unexploded near De Beavois Chase.  No

damage or casualties.  B.D.S. 6.3.41

12/09/1940    03.15  North              1 – H.E. unexploded at Brickfields Farm Burnt Mills

Benfleet         Road 150 yards from road.  No damage or casualties.

12/09/1940                Ramsden       1 – H.E. or A.A. unexploded Shell in back garden

of “Rose Lodge”.  No damage or casualties.  B.D.S. 6.3.41

12/09/1940    03.48  Rochford       I.Bs (a number) in a field at the bottom of Oak

Road 200 yards from Railway.  No damage or casualties.

12/09/1940                Rochford       1 – H.E. unexploded 400 yards West of Mucking

Hall Wood.  No damage or casualties.

12/09/1940    04.45  Brentwood     1 – A.A. unexploded Shell in the back garden of

Hills Cottage, Warley Mount.  No damage or casualties.

12/09/1940                Ingrave           1 – H.E. unexploded in a clover field at Thorndon

Park.  No damage or casualties.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 11September 1940.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 11September 1940.

 

 

Date                Time   Location         Damage

 

11/09/1940    00.10  Brentwood     I.Bs ( a number) Baptist Chapel, extensive

damage.  Shenfield Common, no damage.  120 & 125 High Street, slight damage and 2 unexploded I.Bx Running Water Corner.  No damage.  Police property, slight damage.  London Co-operative Stores, Brandons, Woolworths and Ursuline Convent, serious and extensive damage.  Gas Company’s Sports Ground.  No damage.  Also in fields at Coxtie Green.

11/09/1940    00.10  Coxtie Green 10 – H.Es 2 exploded in fields adjoining Coxtie

Green Road Navestock end.  7 unexploded in the vicinity opposite Oakhurst Farm, 1 unexploded 100 yards from the entrance of Giffords Poultry Farm, slight damage to property.  No casualties.  Road closed from the White Horse to Wheelers Corner (road open 14.9.40) 5 of the unexploded H.Es exploded B.D.S. 16.10.41.

11/09/1940    00.30  Canvey          6 – H.Es exploded at Hole Haven Creek.

Island             No damage or casualties

11/09/1940    01.15  Herongate     4 – H.Es exploded and 1 Oil I.B. burnt out in fields

at Fouchers Farm near Reservoir.  No damage or casualties.

11/09/1940    01.30  Dunton          20 – I.Bs burnt out in fields North and South of the

Arterial Road near the Union Jack Café.  No damage or casualties.

11/09/1940    02.00  Great Warley 2 – H.Es exploded in a field 1/4 mile West of the

junction Warley Lane and Codham Hall Lane.  No damage or casualties.

11/09/1940    16.15  Great              British Spitfire crashed and burnt out 200 yards

Burstead        South of Will Farm Church Street.  Pilot baled out safe at Pipps Hill Basildon.

11/09/1940    16.20  Shenfield       British Spitfire crashed.  Machine badly damaged

in field 1/2 mile South West of Palmers Farm.  Pilot safe.

crashed 5.9.40, found in a field at Nevendon.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 10 September 1940.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 10 September 1940.

 

 

Date                Time   Location         Damage

 

10/09/1940     00.45  East                1 – H.E. exploded in a field 20 yards East of Tilbury

Horndon        Road and 400 yards South of the Arterial Road.  Telephone wires down.  1 cow killed.

10/09/1940     03.25   Basildon        2 – H.Es exploded, 1 in pond South of the Arterial

Road at Brook Mount Estate between Arterial Road and Basildon Road and 1 exploded on the North side of the Arterial Road at junction of Ladysmith Avenue.  Slight damage to cycle track and gas main.  No casualties.

10/09/1940     03.30  Billericay        1 – H.E. exploded 20 yards from “Grassland”, The

Risings.  Part of house blown down.  Overhead electric cable damaged.  No casualties.

10/09/1940    05.00  Vange            1 – H.E. exploded in a field at the rear of “Thames

View” Bell Hill Road.  Slight damage to house.  No casualties.

10/09/1940    09.30  Pitsea             1 – H.E. exploded 1/2 mile South of Railway line at

Blue House Farm  Pitsea Marshes.  No damage or casualties.

10/09/1940                Hadleigh        1 A.A. unexploded Shell in the front garden of

“Pinecot” Benfleet Road.  No damage or casualties.

10/09/1940    10.00  Foulness       Body of a German Airman found on the foreshore

Island             of Potton Island.  Parachute attached.  Been in water a few days.  No Identity Card.  Moved to Southend Municipal Hospital Rochford.  Name Horst Klaff.

10/09/1940    16.30  Little Warley  1 – H.E. unexploded in a field opposite Rectory

Chase 300 yards East of the road.  No damage or casualties.

10/09/1940    22.50  Hutton            2 – H.Es exploded in a field 1/4 mile West of

Hutton Rectory.  No damage or casualties.

10/09/1940    23.00  Downham     2 – H.Es exploded, 1 at The Elms, Brook Hill and 1

150 yards West of Brook Hill.  Slight damage to property.  No casualties.

10/09/1940    23.10  Great Warley 50 – I.Bs in the vicinity of Headley Common.  North

Lodge Warley Place set on fire.  No casualties.

10/09/1940    23.30  Great Warley 1 – H.E. exploded and 1 Oil I.B. burnt out on a

footpath between Holt Farm and Cranham Road.  No damage or casualties.

10/09/1940    23.40  Mountnessing          10 – H.Es, 1 is unexploded in Hare Spring

Wood and 1 Oil I.B. burnt out at Lawness Farm.  No damage or casualties.

10/09/1940    23.45  Mountnessing          1 – H.E. exploded in stack yard at

Mountnessing Hall Farm.  Slight damage to property.  No casualties.

10/09/1940                Great  1 – A.A. unexploded Shell near a haystack

Burstead        at Granite Chase.  No damage or casualties.

10/09/1940                North              1 – A.A. unexploded Shell 300 yards East of

Benfleet         Fentons Hall.  No damage or casualties.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 9 September 1940.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 9 September 1940.

 

 

Date                Time   Location         Damage

 

09/09/1940    00.05  Laindon         1 – A.A. unexploded Shell fell in “Springfield”,

Basildon Rise.  No damage or casualties.

09/09/1940    02.15  Doddinghurst   1 – H.E. exploded near Wacketts Farm.  2

cottages demolished.  Chickens and animals buried.

09/09/1940    15.00  Pitsea 3 – H.Es 1 exploded and 2 unexploded found at Blue

House Farm Pitsea Marshes.  No damage or casualties.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 8 September 1940.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 8 September 1940.

 

 

Date                Time   Location         Damage

 

08/09/1940    00.05  East                2 – H.Es exploded in a field 500 yards West of East

Horndon        Horndon Crossroads and 150 yards North of the

Arterial Road.  No damage or casualties.

08/09/1940    00.40  South Weald I.Bs a number in fields between Spital Lane and

Vicarage Lane.  In the vicinity of The Tower Arms P.H.  No damage or casualties.

08/09/1940    00.40  Brentwood     I.Bs a number near St Faiths Poultry Farm.  No

damage or casualties.

08/09/1940    00.43  South             I.Bs a number, 200 yards North of the junction of

Weald             Hillside Walk and Weald Road.  No damage or casualties.

08/09/1940    00.45  Pitsea             3 – H.Es exploded on Marsh Land.  No damage or

casualties.

08/09/1940    00.45  Crays Hill       I.Bs a number at Crays Hall.  No damage or

casualties.

08/09/1940    00.50  Crays Hill       3 – H.Es unexploded in Friends Field Church Lane.

No damage or casualties.

08/09/1940    01.15  Billericay        2 – H.Es 1 is unexploded at Randall’s Nurseries,

Cox Farm Road, 2 casualties (slight).  Gas main and road damaged.  Cox Farm Road closed ( road open 9.9.40)

08/09/1940    01.15  Bowers           I.Bs about 100 on South Staines Farm.  No

Gifford            damage or casualties.

08/09/1940   01.25  South             3 – H.Es 2 exploded in a wood between Benfleet

Benfleet         Road and Kiln Road 300 to 500 yards North East of Water Lane.  Also 1 unexploded in middle of the road at the top of Vicarage Hill ( road closed).  Electric cable damaged.  No casualties.

08/09/1940    02.05  Billericay        I.Bs about 600 between Billericay and Crays Hill in

six fields.  Two stacks of clover fired at Gurnards Farm, South Green.  400 yards North of Billericay to Wickford Road.  No casualties.

08/09/1940    02.37  Coxtie Green 1 – I.B. at Ensworth Randalls field.  Stack fired.  No

casualties.

08/09/1940    03.30  Canvey          2 – H.Es 1 is unexploded in the centre of Canvey

Island             Road between Northwick Corner and Canvey Bridge.  Road closed.  Telephone wires down.  No casualties.

08/09/1940    06.30  Canvey          Barrage Balloon grounded at Waterside Farm.

Island             Secured to a telegraph pole.

08/09/1940                Canvey          1 – A.A. unexploded Shell at rear of garage at

Island             Russets House, Canvey Road.  No damage or casualties.

08/09/1940                South             2 – H.Es unexploded in a field by the side of Essex

Benfleet         Way.  Road B.1014 closed.   H.Es 3 feet from the road and 300yards from the Water Tower.  No casualties.

08/09/1940    11.00  Doddinghurst   1 – Canon Shell unexploded.  No damage or

casualties.

08/09/1940    12.09  Coxtie Green 1 – I.B. and 7 Cannon Shells unexploded in fields

near Canterbury Tye.  No damage or casualties

08/09/1940                Great Warley 1 – A.A. unexploded Shell near New Cottage by

side of road at Hole Farm.  No damage or casualties.

08/09/1940    16.15  Great Warley Body of a German Airman found on Goodchilds

Farm.  Captain Kuet Mescheder, 20 years.  Parachute failed to open.

08/09/1940    21.18  Great              20 – I.Bs between Crays Hill and Barleylands

Burstead        Farm.  No damage or casualties.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 7 September 1940.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 7 September 1940.

 

 

Date                Time   Location         Damage

 

07/09/1940    01.00  South             1 – H.E. or A.A. unexploded Shell in the centre of

Benfleet         Brook Road.  Brook Road closed.  Damage to the road.  No casualties.

07/09/1940                Hutton             2 – H.Es unexploded in Brook Meadow behind

 

stack yard at Cresseys Farm.  No damage or casualties.

07/09/1940    17.10  Laindon         German Twin Engine Bomber crashed 300 yards

West of Noak Hill Road.  Machine burnt out.  2 of crew baled out and are safe.

07/09/1940    17.15  Laindon         German Bomber crashed at Calvers Farm Dunton

Road.  Machine burnt out.  2 of crew killed 1 safe.

07/09/1940    17.15  Downham     German Dornier crashed and burnt out between

De Beavoir Chase and Railway Bridge.  1 of crew dead and 1 safe.

07/09/1940    17.30  Barling           I.Bs number unknown.  At Robers Farm and

Sewerage Works.  No damage or casualties.

07/09/1940    18.00  Rayleigh        British Spitfire burnt out at Louis Drive Wickford

Road.  Pilot safe

07/09/1940    18.00  Great              British Spitfire made a forced landing in Kimberly

Wakering       Field Star Lane.  Under carriage damaged.  Pilot safe.

07/09/1940    19.30  Pilgrims          1 – Cannon Shell unexploded at Wainsfords Crow

Hatch             Green Lane.  No damage or casualties

07/09/1940    20.30  Great              Barrage Balloon grounded at Alexander Road.  No

Wakering       damage or casualties.

07/09/1940    23.15  Pitsea             1 – H.E. exploded between “Lyrette” & “Glencre”

bungalows Junction Road.  Slight damage to property.  No casualties.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 6 September 1940.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 6 September 1940.

 

 

Date                Time   Location         Damage

 

06/09/1940    01.35  Great              16 – I.Bs burnt out at Barling Road.  Barns, pig

Wakering       sties and a stable damaged.  No casualties.

06/09/1940    02.40  Canvey          3 – H.Es in Tilburg Road, Denham Road and

Island             Urmond Road.  Some bungalows completely wrecked.  No casualties.

06/09/1940    02.40  Canvey          3 – H.Es exploded in a field at Little Gypps Farm

Island             near Furtherwick Gun Site.  2 cows badly injured

06/09/1940    02.55  Little Warley  8 – H.Es 1 is unexploded near Whips Wood Off

Bird Lane.  No damage or casualties.  B.D.S. 13.3.41

06/09/1940    02.56  Hutton            2 – I.Bs in the garden of “Holderhurst”, Park

Avenue and 1 in Hanging Hill Lane.  No damage or casualties.

06/09/1940    04.08  Canvey          2 – H.Es at 40 Acres and Sea Wall.  Sea Wall

Island             damaged.  No casualties

06/09/1940    10.00  Pitsea             1 – Cannon Shell unexploded.  No damage or

casualties.

06/09/1940    12.00  Raweth          1 – Cannon Shell unexploded in a field at

Chichester Hall, London Road.  No damage or casualties.

06/09/1940    14.18  Wakering       3 – H.Es 1 is unexploded 1/4 mile East of Rushley

Farm Rushley Island.  No damage or casualties.

06/09/1940    15.20  Basildon        British Spitfire made a forced landing.  Under

carriage damaged Pilot Officer MacKenzie safe ( engine trouble).

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 5 September 1940.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service 5 September 1940.

 

 

Date                Time   Location         Damage

 

05/09/1940    11.52  Rochford       1 – H.E. unexploded 50 yards West of Stacks at

Samuels Field, Landwick.  No damage or casualties.

05/09/1940    11.53  Rayleigh        Shed burnt out at Dorothy’s Farm.  Cause

unknown.

05/09/1940    15.00  Rochford       2 – H.Es unexploded 400 yards North East of the

Rectory Hall Road.  No damage or casualties.

05/09/1940    15.07  North              British Spitfire burnt out at Bonvilles Farm.  Pilot

Benfleet         Robert Durham Number 42574 injured.

05/09/1940    15.07  Nevendon     British Spitfire crashed and blew up 1/4 mile South

East of Nevendon Hall.  Pilot Officer Webster killed.  Parachute failed to open.

05/09/1940    15.20  Canvey          Aeroplane crashed at speed in the centre of the

Island             River Thames 1000 yards South East of Scars Elbow Fort

05/09/1940    15.20  Bowers           German Messerschmitt 109 crashed and burnt out

Gifford            at Little Chalvedons Hall 1/2 mile West of Ilfracombe Avenue, Pilot dead.

05/09/1940    15.20  South             British Spitfire burnt out at Kimberly Road.  Pilot

Benfleet         Officer Lovell of Hornchurch safe.  Electric cables damaged.

05/09/1940    15.20  Canvey          H.Es number unknown exploded in the River

Island             Thames 400yards South East of Scar Elbow Fort.  No damage or casualties.

05/09/1940    15.20  Raweth          Grass fire at Dollymans Farm.  Cause not known

(during an air raid)

05/09/1940    15.27  Rayleigh        1 – Cannon Shell unexploded in High Street.

Taken away by Military.  No damage or casualties

05/09/1940    15.30  Raweth          British Pilot landed safe by parachute at the

Carpenters Arms P.H.

05/09/1940    15.30  Rayleigh        A partly burnt German parachute found in a field at

rear of Fairview Club Arterial Road

05/09/1940    15.30  Laindon         1 – I.B. burnt out on the road opposite “St Cads”

Darnley Avenue.  No damage or casualties.

05/09/1940    15.30  Runwell         2 – I.Bs near the Hospital.  No damage or

casualties

05/09/1940    15.32  Hadleigh        1 – Cannon Shell unexploded in a garden of

“Homesliad” Lynton Road.  No damage or casualties.

05/09/1940    15.45  Hawkwell       A Polish Pilot Lapkonski from North Holt

Aerodrome landed by parachute in the Brickfields Rectory Road.  Received a broken arm.  Conveyed to Southend Municipal Hospital Rochford.

05/09/1940    16.00  Wallasea        British Hurricane crashed near the Yacht Club.

Island             Plane slightly damaged.  Pilot Officer Robinson safe.

05/09/1940    17.00  Great Warley 1 – Cannon Shell unexploded in the garden of 63

Mount Crescent.  No damage or casualties.

05/09/1940    17.05  Laindon         British Hurricane crashed and badly smashed in a

field North of Markham Chase.  Pilot Officer Robert Barton of North Weald safe.

05/09/1940    21.30  Raweth          2 – H.Es exploded 1 at Box Farm Water Lane.

Slight damage to Farm and 1 in Water Lane.  Single Line Traffic 1/4 mile from the junction of Hullbridge Road.  Telegraph pole broken.  No casualties.

05/09/1940    22.20  Shenfield       6 – I.Bs 5 unexploded and 1 exploded and burnt

out in Hall Lane a mile North of the Chelmsford Road.  No damage or casualties.

05/09/1940                Mountnessing          50 – I.Bx burnt out in fields at Swallows

Cross Farm.  2 Pig sties and a haystack fired.  No casualties.

05/09/1940    22.30  Doddinghurst            1 – H.E. unexploded in a field behind

Batey’s bungalow.  Harpers Lane Peartree Green.  No damage or casualties.

05/09/1940                Billericay        1 – H.E. unexploded in a field 350 yards South

East of Salmons Farm (exploded the 14.9.40)  No damage or casualties.