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.

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