Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service March 1942.

Air Raid Damage Reports Brentwood Division Essex Fire Service March 1942.

Date                Time   Location         Damage

02/03/1942    Found  Childerditch 1 – Unexploded A.A. Shell found in a field 500

yards South of The Greyhound P.H.  No casualties or damage.  Time of occurrence not known.

04/03/1942    08.45  Great              A navy blue parachute 4 feet in circumference with

Wakering       12 white cords attached found by Wardens and claimed by the Director of Experiments, Shoeburyness Garrison.

17/03/1942    11.00  Wallasea        Found under the sea wall near the old Pool.  A

Island             deflated Barrage Balloon No. K.B/M.K. 6 & No A.499 with letters “R.N.” & “Evelyn” thereon.  Removed by Naval Authorities 18.3.42.

17/03/1942    Found  Childerditch 1 – A.A. unexploded Shell in a field 600 yards

South East of the Greyhound P.H. Childerditch Common.  No damage or casualties.   (Disposed of BDS 31.3.42).

21/03/1942    Found  Dunton         1 – A.A. unexploded Shell in the garden of

“Kimoiey” Lower Avenue.  No damage or casualties.  Date and time of falling not known.  (Disposed of BDS 3.4.42).

24/03/1942    Found  Rayleigh      1 – H.E unexploded in a meadow at junction of

Victoria and Alexander Avenues.  No damage or casualties.  Date and time of falling not known.

31/03/1942    21.29  Great              2 – Small Yellow U.X.Bs exploded in High Street

Wakering       and a of Small Yellow U.X.Bs fell in the area.  2 serious and one slight casualties.  Damage to roofs, tiles and windows of property.  Telephone wires down.