The Sun – Sun 1 Sept 1918
At St. John's, Balmain, a military wedding was celebrated by the Rev. Mr. Manning, the church being decorated with white flowers, and service fully choral, when Corporal R. G. Hancock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hancock, of "Alva," Drummoyne, was married to Miss Madoline Roper, daughter of the late Mr. R. F. Roper and Mrs. Roper, Balmain. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Captain C. G. Roper, wore a charming gown of lace over pink georgette, with veil and wreath of orange blossoms. She carried a shower bouquet of white roses, carnations, and sweet peas tied with- streamers of the 8th: Field Ambulance and 1st Battalion, the colors of the bridegroom and the bride's brother, Noel C. Roper, on active service. The bridesmaids were Misses . Stella Pearson, Alice Hancock, and little Jessie Roper, niece of the bride. Mrs. Roper received the guests at Sargent's, George-street, where the wedding dinner was held. Mr and Mrs R.C. Hancock left for the mountains, the bride travelling in a cream tailored gabardine costume.
HANCOCK Reginald Charles : Service Number - 6629 : Place of Birth - Sydney NSW : Place of Enlistment - Liverpool NSW : Next of Kin - (Father) HANCOCK Alfred - file open on NAA
HANCOCK REGINALD CHARLES 4211/1974 ALFRED – MARY
HANCOCK MADOLINE 11643/1970 ROBERT – ROBINA - ST LEONARDS
SMH – Mon 18 Feb 1901
ROPER.—In loving memory of our stepfather, Robert Francis Roper, R.A.M., who died 17th February, 1900. Inserted by Allan Douglas and Julia Betterton Glover (Mrs. P. A. Savieri).
ROPER.—In ever loving memory of Robert Francis Roper, R.A.M., who entered his eternal rest February 17,1900, Deeply regretted by his children and sorrowing wife, Jessie Raymond Roper.
ROPER -November 7 at Beltana Albert street Harbord Robina Douglas beloved mother of Clyde Robert Dolly (Mrs Hancock) and Noel aged 81 years Interred Manly Cemetery November 7
Name: Robert Francis Roper
Spouse Name: Robina Jessie Glover
Marriage Date: 1882
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1882
Registration Number: 1536
NSW Marriage cert on A.. has
31 Oct 1882 – Robert Francis Roper batchelor b London to Robina Jessie Glover – Widow b Glasgow
Robert’s parents Robert Roper (gentleman) & Louisa ??
Robina’s parents – Alexander Brown (dyer) & May Douglas