High Commissioner for Australia 1964-72. Known as Alick and not to be confused with his son, Alexander John Gosse Downer (b.1951) who was also High Commissioner from 2014 to 2018.
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He died, aged 70 years, on 30 March 1981 and was buried in South Path 5 West - Vault ED in the North Road Cemetery, Cemetery Avenue, Nailsworth South Australia, Australia.
Credit for this entry to: Andrew Behan.