Person    | Male  Born 7/4/1910  Died 30/3/1981

Sir Alexander Russell Downer, KBE

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.

Our Picture Source outlines his family, life and career.

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.

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Sir Alexander Russell Downer, KBE

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Admiral Arthur Phillip

{On the west side, beneath the relief depicting a scene with 5 people on a sh...

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Burma Star Association

Burma Star Association

Organisation which relieves need, hardship or distress among men and women who served in the British and allied forces, and the nursing services in the Burma Campaign in WW2. Membership is restrict...

Group, Armed Forces, Burma

1 memorial
V. S. Streater
War dead, WW2
1 memorial
F. J. Edwards

F. J. Edwards

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
A. A. Vinten, Jnr.

A. A. Vinten, Jnr.

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
C. S. Scott

C. S. Scott

Resident of Willesden who volunteered and died in the Anglo Boer War, 1899-1900.

Person, Armed Forces, South Africa

War dead, Other war
1 memorial