Things You Might Not Know About Wally Burns

Things You Might Not Know About Wally Burns

October 20, 1984

The two people were badly burned but survived. We received outstanding service award from the Lieutenant Governor of B.C. and then the Star of Courage from the Governor General The fire incident happened October 20, 1984

A man and woman who were rescued from a burning home early Saturday by five Burna-by RCMP officers were listed in poor condition today at Vancouver General Hospital. Joyce Elizabeth Cochran, 24, and Terrence Kenny, 32, were unconscious when the officers sicked in the door at 4175 Smith and dragged them outside. The policemen Constables Gerry Otter-man, Wally Burns, Chris Kennedy, Andy Lamb and John McDougall all required treatment at hospital for smoke inhalation.–The Vancouver Sun
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
22 Oct 1984, Mon  •  Page 9

45 years ago this date, this farm boy from Carleton Place , Ont graduated from RCMP academy in Regina. I don’t know where the time goes 1974-2000

Wally Burns —September 4, 2011 ·  Just thought I would throw this photo out there since reunion thoughts are in the air. I saw the grad photo of Maureen, Bill and Chris on Maureen’s page. I have a year book with that photo in it–Here are the names: front row….Jennifer Black, Kathy Giles, Wilda Porter, Carol Mason, Gwen McNeil, Nancy Ryan, Ruth Taylor…back row:…Wally Burns, Mark Baker, Roger Tuttle, Barrie Sweenie, Gerald Kennedy, Brian Dowdall, Scott Ferguson and John Edwards–October 1973

February 10, 2018

I forgot to send you this one. Just FYI. I also received a RCMP Commissioners Commendation for the fire rescue

People of Carleton Place– John Porter Prospect Carleton Place

We Are Everyday People in Carleton Place

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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