History of the Edinburgh Home Guard

“My father, Thomas Somerville, from Wester Hailes, was in the Home Guard in the Second World War,” writes Christine Powell, from Livingston. “Can anyone supply me with a history of the Edinburgh Home Guard, or point me in the right direction, so I can access any records?”

Is there a burning question about life in the Capital you’d like answered? Maybe you are looking for an old friend, want to find a specialist shop or service or want to find more about the history of a building. If Google can’t help, maybe our readers can! Email [email protected], call 0131-620 8973 or write to Readers’ Queries, Edinburgh Evening News, 108 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AS with a query or an answer.

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