5th September 1940

Raid No. 10

Air Raid Warning was in operation from 20.54 hours on 5th September 1940 until the sounding of the “Raiders Passed” at 00.25 hours on the 6th September. Thirty six incendiary were reported, two of which were unexploded. They fell in Dalton Street, Tower Street, Cottingham Road, Chanterlands Avenue, Park Avenue, and Clough Road areas and were immediately put out before serious damage resulted. One youth was slightly injured whilst putting a fire out.