1915: Another Zeppelin Raid

HOUSES SET ON FIRE. NO PERSONAL INJURIES.

IPSWICH. Friday Morning.

A Zeppelin airship appeared over the East coast early on Friday morning, and dropped bombs on Ipswich, Bury St. Edmunds, Whitton, and Aldeburgh.

The only serious damage done by the Zeppelin was in Brookhall-road, where three houses were set on fire and gutted.  No personal injuries are reported.

At Bury St. Edmunds two shops are on fire, the borough market, and one in St. Andrews-street. Nobody injured.

The Zeppelin is also reported to have dropped bombs on Whitton, without doing any damage and to have appeared over Aldeburgh.

The latest reports estimate that a dozen bombs were dropped on Bury, and six on Ipswich.

Extract from The Cornishman, Thursday 6 May 1915

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