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.

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