Self Igniting Phosphorus Grenades Found at Former Swindon School Site

Self Igniting Phosphorus Grenades Found at Former Swindon School Site

28/11/2022

Workers at an old school site in Swindon were surprised after discovering a cache of self-igniting phosphorus (SIP) grenades approximately 600mm below ground.   SIP grenades were a favourite weapon of the Home Guard during World War Two, designed as a crude but effective anti-tank measure. Comp...

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Surrey Resident Finds Unexploded Shell During Gardening

Surrey Resident Finds Unexploded Shell During Gardening

21/11/2022

A resident in Hersham near Walton-on-Thames in Surrey got a surprise when he found a suspected unexploded shell whilst installing some fencing in his garden.   After the fire service was called, local properties were temporarily evacuated. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team was mobilised...

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Mortar Finds Cancel Suffolk Fireworks Display

Mortar Finds Cancel Suffolk Fireworks Display

11/11/2022

A fireworks display in Suffolk was cancelled after three suspected unexploded mortar bombs were discovered.  The event was due to be held at Melford Hall, a National Trust property near Sudbury.   Like many stately homes in East Anglia, Melford Hall was requisitioned for military use during Wo...

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Bomb Disposal Team Attend Suspected UXO Find in Stratford-upon-Avon

Bomb Disposal Team Attend Suspected UXO Find in Stratford-upon-Avon

27/10/2022

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) officers attended a building site in Stratford-upon-Avon after the discovery of suspected Unexploded Ordnance (UXO).   A security cordon was put in place, along with local road closures as the EOD team attended.   See: https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/new...

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