New England - Colne Valley Arms, Bumpstead/Haverhill Road junction blocked by UXB. Military on the spot.
Birdbrook - Land Mine exploded near Moat Farm, Finkle Green and blocked road causing slight damage.
Birdbrook - one oil bomb, no damage
Balloon 20ft in diameter near Steple Bumpstead Rd was taken to Halstead Police Station
Baythorne End - eleven HEx bombs in field, ten craters plus one UXB, no casualties
Bailey Hill Cottage being repaired after land mine damage. The only reference we can find to a land mine expolding in Finkle Green is above for 25th September, 1940, but that says it caused only slight damage! The cottage that was next door was damaged so badly that it was never repaired. Thanks to Paul and Julie Trinder for information and picture.
Birdbrook - HEx bomb near Ash Mill
Birdbrook - 19 small bombs in field
Baythorne End - flying bomb caused extensive damage to Baythorne Hall and cottage, also minor damage to 45 Houses and Baythorne Park historic house (sic). No casualties
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