8 Dedridge, Mid Calder
LIBERATED SOLDIER HOME
Duncan Kirk, captured in North West Europe nine months ago, had a rousing welcome on Monday last, when he returned, after liberation, to his home at Dedridge. The little hamlet was gaily decorated for the occasion.
West Lothian Courier, 27 April 1945
"Welcome Home " Party
A welcome home party was held in the village for Duncan Kirk recently liberated from a P.O.W. Camp. A large number o ffriedns and guests attended, the evening being an enjoyable one.
Midlothian Advertiser, 4 May 1945