13 April 1942

Raid No 56

An Air Raid "Alert" was sounded at 25.59 hrs. 13th April 1942 and the "Raiders Passed" at 01.30 hrs. 14th April 1942. At about midnight, three HE bombs fell in the Willerby Road district, as follows:-

(1) Woodlands Road. In this incident, damage was confined to residential house property, in which six houses were badly damaged and twenty four suffered minor damage. The following casualties resulted:- Killed :— 6 females and 1 male. Injured: - l female and 1 male.

(2) Willerby Road. In this incident a bomb dropped near to No.181 Willerby Road and causing damage to house property and gas mains. Six houses were badly damaged, and twelve suffered minor damage. Two small gas mains were also damaged. There were no casualties at this incident.