William Alexander Blackett

Cephas Augustus Mortimer (“Mortimer Charles”) Blackett MBEAge: 57 years18811938

Name
Cephas Augustus Mortimer (“Mortimer Charles”) Blackett MBE
Surname
Blackett
Given names
Cephas Augustus Mortimer ("Mortimer Charles")
Name suffix
MBE
Birth January 28, 1881 49 40
Christening July 5, 1881 (Age 5 months)
Birth of a brotherFranklin Reginald Leigh Blackett
June 11, 1883 (Age 2 years)
Christening of a brotherFranklin Reginald Leigh Blackett
December 3, 1883 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherHoward (“Ted”) Blackett
October 14, 1886 (Age 5 years)
Marriage of a siblingFrederick CleaverAmelia BlackettView this family
September 17, 1890 (Age 9 years)
Marriage of a siblingWilliam Alexander BlackettAlpha FrenchView this family
November 26, 1890 (Age 9 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Alexander Blackett
May 16, 1895 (Age 14 years)
Marriage of a siblingClement Edmund RollinsClara (Clare) Victoria BlackettView this family
November 24, 1897 (Age 16 years)
Death of a sisterMary Ellen Blackett
May 27, 1899 (Age 18 years)
Marriage of a siblingWilliam John Coombs ReidEvelyn BlackettView this family
1901 (Age 19 years)
Marriage of a siblingArthur Leopold LuttrellMargaret Rosetta BlackettView this family
September 19, 1906 (Age 25 years)
Death of a motherMargaret Madden
1909 (Age 27 years)
Death of a brotherHoward (“Ted”) Blackett
May 2, 1915 (Age 34 years)
Death August 10, 1938 (Age 57 years)
Burial
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father
mother
Marriage: November 21, 1858Pitfield Schoolhouse, Woady Yalock, Victoria, Australia
13 months
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
Annie Blackett
Birth: 1861 29 20Linton, Victoria, Australia
Death: 1862Victoria, Australia
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Mary Ellen Blackett
Birth: 1871 39 30Happy Valley, Victoria, Australia
Death: May 27, 1899Tasmania, Australia
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
Alice Maude Blackett
Birth: July 19, 1878 46 37Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Death: May 20, 1947St. Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
3 years
himself
Cephas Augustus Mortimer (“Mortimer Charles”) Blackett MBE
Birth: January 28, 1881 49 40Franklin, Tasmania, Australia
Death: August 10, 1938Johannesburg, South Africa
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Howard (“Ted”) Blackett
Birth: October 14, 1886 54 45Port Sorell, Tasmania, Australia
Death: May 2, 1915Gaba Tepe, Dardanelles, Turkey

Note
Known as "Mort." Went to New Zealand at an early age. ((Obituary in Johannesburg Star 1938). Enlisted as private in the Commonwealth Contingent in the Boer War. Became a Lieutenant. Lieutenant in the Natal Light Horse in World War I and rose to rank of Captain. Died unmarried.