18 July 1941

Raid No. 49

Central Division

20 incidents, large fires caused by HE bombs at Storey Smithson & co. & Sissons Bros. Bankside. Many roads blocked and Gas, Electricity and water mains damaged. One Unexploded Bomb in Worship Street opposite Fire Station later exploded.

Eastern Division

Many incendiary bombs and HE’s dropped, Crowe Street Station hit by HE Superintendents, house badly damaged many roads blocked, 8 Unexploded Bombs

Western Division

10 HE bombs small fire caused by HE at Smith & Nephews, Neptune Street, an HE in centre of Princes Avenue near Westbourne Avenue.

Casualties 121 dead,

Hospital cases 107,

Treated at First Aid Posts 185,

Total 413.