First Day Cover – GIBRALTAR – ROYAL AIR FORCE

First Day Cover – GIBRALTAR – ROYAL AIR FORCE

Royal Air Force Gibraltar  celebrated 60th Anniversary in 1978  releasing  five stamps on Aircrafts . A cover with 9p stamp showing Cauldron was issued to honour Air Commodore F M F West ,VC, MBE, MC. This Particular cover was flown in from Gibraltar in a Hawker Nimrod during  60th  Anniversary flypast before Governor General on 16 Sep 1978. Air Commodore West was awarded the Victoria Cross during World War I.

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Stamps on Victoria Cross Winners – Australia

Stamps on Victoria Cross Winners – Australia

Australia issued a  se-tenant strip of Five stamps on Victoria Cross Winners in 2000. The winners shown are Sir Neville Howse – South Africa 1900 , Sir Roden Cutler  – Lebanon 1941 , Edward Kenna – New Guinea 1945 , Keith Payne – Vietnam 1969.

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