Canvey WW2 Bomb Site

Any ideas where?

By Janet Penn

This series of photos are taken of a bomb site on Canvey. They are all the same site but I do not know where. Any ideas???

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This page was added by Janet Penn on 06/08/2012.
Comments about this page

the bomb site u refer to looks like the end of deepwater rd a doodlebug came down on the last lot of houses .cyril

By cyril mawditt
On 01/01/2013

Actually I have since found out it is Benfleet. But have not yet put that info on here.

By Janet Penn
On 01/01/2013

this is May 1953 23 Watlington Road Benfleet. I was cutting the edge of the lawn with long handle shears .when a Meteor fighter jet crashed in the garden next door I was 60 feet away from the plane .the shears I was holding were broken in half .the clothespost 2 feet away was broken in three by debris that is me in the picture age 9 and not a scratch on me!

By keith patten
On 01/02/2013

I was told by my parents there was a 'bomb crater' down, I think it's called Marine Parade off of Furtherwick Road if that is any help.

By Sandra Curtis
On 03/02/2013

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