23 June 1941

Raid No. 45

On the 23rd June 1941 the air raid warning was sounded at 01.16 hours and was in operation until 02.50 hours, a stick of HE bombs were dropped in Goddard Avenue district but as they were all of a small calibre they fell in close proximity to each other and did not do very extensive damage, except on the houses immediately in the neighbourhood. Several houses in this residential area were demolished, but fortunately no fatal casualty resulted, although 18 people were treated at First Aid posts.