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.