Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service December 1941.

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.

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