In readiness for D-Day, anti-personnel devices cleared by Captain Ken Revis and Sargent Gordon Marnoch, of Royal Engineers bomb disposal. Both soldiers survive serious injuries from explosions on the pier. Until his death in 2001, the blinded Ken Revis serves as a West Pier Trust Board member. Blasts also destroys a kiosk which is later replaced by a helter skelter.
Announcement Date: 22nd July 1943