Way back in May of 1961
Charles Hilman Rennie (1894-1977) later became Captain of the New Westminster Fire Department. man(4), with his older son Billie they saved Gary Merriman.
Charles was married to Alix Fife Gray (1894-1990) both were born in New Westminster.
Gary Merriman, was the son of Robert Eugene Merriman (1920-1991),
and Fern Stella Whitford (1927-1989)
they had at least one other son: William George Merriman (1951-1989).
Group of men at the Sapperton Oldtimers Reunion. - June 23, 1953.
Sapperton Oldtimers reunion at the Moose Hall. L-R, top row Neil Campbell and Roy Coulson. L-R, bottom row Albert Brown, Charlie Rennie, Dr. Jack Chambers, and Bill Chambers.
Published in the British Columbian page 1, June 24, 1953.