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Air raid on London: casualties and damage
Catalogue reference: AIR 1/589/16/15/199 Part 1


REVISED.
AIR RAID 13th June, 1917.
Summary of Reports received from the Police up to 7 p.m. on 13th June, 1917.
Time.
Place.
Bombs
Dropped.
Casualties.
Damage.
Killed.
Injured.
Exp.
Inc.
M.
W.
C.
Tot.
M.
W.
C.
Tot.
  KENT.  
about
10.45am.
Margate
4
-
-
-
-
-
2
1
-
3
Slight to about 120 houses - chiefly glass. Telegraph wires.
(very slight)
 
  ESSEX.                      
11.20am. Shoeburyness
4
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
2
Glass (£15).
  Southweald
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Nil.
                                                 (unexploded)  
  Barling
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Nil.
                                                 (unexploded)  
  LONDON.                      
11.40 -
11.50 am.
City
13
1
28
2
-
30
66
22
4
92
Iron foundry in Beech Court, Barbican & 8 buildings consisting of shops,warehouses &c. seriously. Liverpool Street Station and 64 other buildings slightly.
(2 soldiers killed and 4 injured)
 
  Metropolitan Police Dist. ? ? 20 12 23 55 143 101 82 326 Particulars of damage in M.P.D. to follow.
(1 soldier injured).
 
                         
  (this row handwritten)     55 16 26 97 223 122 94 439 85
423
508
97
439
536
  Totals     48 14 23 85 212 124 87 423  
                         
Number of Members of H.M. Forces included in the above
2
-
-
2
5
-
-
5
 
NOTES.
(handwritten) Casualties believed approximately correct, but additional particulars may be forthcoming in the course of the evening. Copy sent to War Office.



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