OBITUARY: Walter George HOPPER, 1866-1925

Werribee Shire Banner (Vic) – Thursday 19 February 1925 Obituary It is with profound regret that we have to record the death of a well-known resident in the person of Mr Walter Hopper, which took place at his residence, Cemetery Road, on the 14th inst. The deceased, who had attained the age of 59 years, was a native of Werribee …

OBITUARY: Arthur Edward HOPPER, 1876-1941

Werribee Shire Banner – Thursday 28 August 1941 OBITUARY ARTHUR EDWARD HOPPER Although ailing for the past few months, no immediate concern was felt for the health of Mr. E. A. Hopper until Tuesday night last, when his condition became suddenly alarming. Despite expert attention, he sank rapidly and passed away at his home in Greaves Street, shortly before midnight. …

Herbert Willis (1891-1956) & the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Herbert William WILLIS (1891-1956) – Herbert became an apprentice painter at age 13. He migrated to Australia in 1909 at the urging of his brother, Harry. Worked as a painter for the NSW Transport Department, becoming a Foreman Painter on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Herbert belonged to a Masonic Lodge and had homes in the Blackheath and Carlton suburbs of …