“My father, Thomas Somerville, from Wester Hailes, was in the Home Guard in WWII,” 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? I remember him telling me he sometimes trained at Edinburgh Castle, but I am not sure where else he would have trained.”
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