Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service December 1941.
Date Time Location Damage
02/12/1941 08.10 Canewdon 2 – Landmines exploded in minefield bordering
Creaksea Road (near entrance to Lion Wharf). No casualties. Overhead telephone wires damaged. (Thought to have been due to a fox running across the field).
13/12/1941 Found Ingrave 1 – H.E. unexploded in a wood 600 yards to rear of
Hatch Farm, Thorndon Park. No damage or casualties. (date and time of falling not known). (Discredited by BDS 6.1.42).
15/12/1941 15.00 North A linen target kite about 100 yards of cord
Benfleet attached found at Bonville Farm, Arterial Road. RAF informed.
20/12/1941 17.50 Great 1 – Para mine exploded on War Department land
Wakering near Cupid’s Corner. No casualties. Slight damage to 12 houses.
20/12/1941 17.55 Foulness 1 – H.E exploded 450 yards West of Hyde Corner.
No damage or casualties.