This year’s Legends Award recognises five Australians who have received the Victoria Cross, the highest honour that can be bestowed for acts of valour “in the presence of the enemy”. The 2015 Australia Post Legends Award recipients are Keith Payne VC OAM, Mark Donaldson VC, Ben Roberts-Smith VC MG, Daniel Keighran VC and, for the first time in the Awards history, Legends status will be awarded posthumously to Cameron Baird VC MG. Learn more: http://auspo.st/1CRY4LL #stampcollecting

HONOUR: Mark Donaldson VC features on a postage stamp. DORRIGO'S Mark Donaldson VC is among five of Australia's most gallant and decorated soldiers to be immortalised on postage stamps as recipients of the 2015 Australia Post Legends Award.

Canadian Victoria Cross  35mm x 35mm

A bronze cross pattée bearing the crown of Saint Edward surmounted by a lion with the inscription Pro Valore. A crimson ribbon is attached

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE SERVED IN OUR ARMED FORCES TO PROTECT THE FREEDOM THAT WE HAVE TODAY.

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE SERVED IN OUR ARMED FORCES TO PROTECT THE FREEDOM THAT WE HAVE TODAY.

This year’s Legends Award recognises five Australians who have received the Victoria Cross, the highest honour that can be bestowed for acts of valour “in the presence of the enemy”. The 2015 Australia Post Legends Award recipients are Keith Payne VC OAM, Mark Donaldson VC, Ben Roberts-Smith VC MG, Daniel Keighran VC and, for the first time in the Awards history, Legends status will be awarded posthumously to Cameron Baird VC MG. Learn more: http://auspo.st/1CRY4LL #stampcollecting

BEN ROBERTS-SMITH VC MG ~ 2015 Legends Award recognises five Australians who have received the Victoria Cross, the highest honour that can be bestowed for acts of valour “in the presence of the enemy”.

Commonwealth Stamps Opinion: Victoria Cross Recipients Commemorated By Australia Post.  These are excellent stamps and feature brave Australians whom Australia Post rightly recognises as worthy subjects for the honour of being depicted on a postage stamp. #stampcollecting

Commonwealth Stamps Opinion: Victoria Cross Recipients Commemorated By Australia Post. These are excellent stamps and feature brave Australians whom Australia Post rightly recognises as worthy subjects for the honour of being depicted on a postage stamp.

CAMERON BAIRD VC MG ~  Legends status awarded posthumously who has received the Victoria Cross, the highest honour that can be bestowed for acts of valour “in the presence of the enemy”.

CAMERON BAIRD VC MG ~ Legends status awarded posthumously who has received the Victoria Cross, the highest honour that can be bestowed for acts of valour “in the presence of the enemy”.

KEITH PAYNE VC OAM  ~   2015 Legends Award recognises five Australians who have received the Victoria Cross, the highest honour that can be bestowed for acts of valour “in the presence of the enemy”.

KEITH PAYNE VC OAM ~ 2015 Legends Award recognises five Australians who have received the Victoria Cross, the highest honour that can be bestowed for acts of valour “in the presence of the enemy”.


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