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World 'Inspiration for whole nation': Tributes pour in for 'great British hero' Captain Sir Tom Moore

01:41  03 february  2021
01:41  03 february  2021 Source:   news.sky.com

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Captain Sir Tom Moore dies aged 100. Last spring, he raised more than £32m for the NHS after walking 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday - and his family hailed the last year of his life as "nothing short of remarkable", adding: "He was rejuvenated and experienced things he'd only ever Following the news of his death, Buckingham Palace said the Queen and the Royal Family's thoughts are with his loved ones and she is sending a private message of condolence. A palace spokesperson said Captain Sir Tom provided inspiration for the whole nation and others across the world.

image captionCaptain Sir Tom Moore received his knighthood from the Queen at Windsor Castle. Tributes continue to flood in for Captain Sir Tom Moore , the 100-year-old who raised £33m for NHS charities. The Queen led the condolences and was sending her own private message to the family, Buckingham Palace said. "Her thoughts, and those of the Royal Family, are with them, recognising the inspiration he provided for the whole nation and others across the world." Capt Sir Tom was awarded a knighthood from the Queen in the summer at Windsor Castle - an honour he said left him

The Queen and Boris Johnson have led tributes to Captain Sir Tom Moore, who has died aged 100 after testing positive for COVID-19.

a man wearing a hat and glasses: Captain Sir Tom was being treated in Bedford Hospital © PA Captain Sir Tom was being treated in Bedford Hospital

The centenarian, who captured the hearts of the nation during the first lockdown, was being treated in Bedford Hospital for help with his breathing after he developed pneumonia in recent weeks.

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Last spring, he raised more than £32m for the NHS after walking 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday - and his family hailed the last year of his life as "nothing short of remarkable", adding: "He was rejuvenated and experienced things he'd only ever dreamed of".

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Tributes have been to Captain Tom Moore after the WWII veteran and NHS campaigner passed away at the age of 100, having contracted Covid-19. The centenarian’s passing was announced by his family on Twitter after he was admitted to hospital in Bedford. During the nation ’s first lockdown he managed to raise In a statement, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: “ Captain Sir Tom Moore was a hero in the truest sense of the word. In the dark days of the Second World War he fought for freedom and in the face of this country’s deepest post war crisis he united us all, he cheered us all up, and he embodied

Tributes poured in for Captain Tom Moore from all over the world after his death. Newspapers from around the world have paid tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore tonight after the British hero 's death from coronavirus. The war hero , who raised £33 million for the NHS by walking laps of his garden during the first national lockdown, passed away peacefully in Bedford Hospital on Tuesday afternoon.

a large brick building: The Union flags are being flown at half-mast in Downing Street © PA The Union flags are being flown at half-mast in Downing Street

Following the news of his death, Buckingham Palace said the Queen and the Royal Family's thoughts are with his loved ones and she is sending a private message of condolence.

A palace spokesperson said Captain Sir Tom provided inspiration for the whole nation and others across the world.

a couple of people that are talking to each other: The Queen pictured with Captain Sir Thomas Moore and his family after awarding his knighthood during a ceremony at Windsor Castle © PA The Queen pictured with Captain Sir Thomas Moore and his family after awarding his knighthood during a ceremony at Windsor Castle

Her Majesty knighted the Second World War veteran at Windsor Castle last July in recognition of his fundraising efforts.

The Union flags above 10 Downing Street are flying at half-mast and the prime minister has spoken to Sir Tom's daughter Hannah Ingram-Moore to offer his condolences.

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Captain Sir Tom Moore has died at the age of 100. Source: AP. Tributes pour in for ‘a real British hero ’. There has been a wave of tributes paid to the heroic fundraiser since news broke of his death. "I think what people saw in him was someone who put others above himself "Above all else he was an inspiration - and we've lost a real British hero today - and that's tragic and a great sadness, and all thoughts are obviously with his family." Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said in a statement Capt Sir Tom was “the very best of us”. Former prime minister David Cameron called him “an inspiration ”.

Sir Tom became a national hero last year during the coronavirus pandemic after he raised millions of pounds for the NHS through his charity walk. In a statement on Tuesday afternoon, Sir Tom ’s daughters Hannah Ingram- Moore and Lucy Teixeira said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dear father, Captain Sir Tom Moore .” “The last year of our father’s life was nothing short of remarkable,” they added.

Boris Johnson said: "Captain Sir Tom Moore was a hero in the truest sense of the word.

"In the dark days of the Second World War he fought for freedom and in the face of this country's deepest post-war crisis he united us all, he cheered us all up, and he embodied the triumph of the human spirit.

"He became not just a national inspiration but a beacon of hope for the world."

Health Secretary Matt Hancock tweeted: "I'm so sorry to hear that Captain Tom has passed away in hospital.

"He was a great British hero that showed the best of our country and I send my best wishes to his family at this time."

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer tweeted: "This is incredibly sad news. Captain Tom Moore put others first at a time of national crisis and was a beacon of hope for millions. Britain has lost a hero."

The White House tweeted: "We join the United Kingdom and the world in honouring the memory of Captain Sir Tom Moore, who inspired millions through his life and his actions."

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The coffin of Captain Sir Tom Moore is carried by members of the Armed Forces during his funeral at Bedford Crematorium Saturday. His Union Flag-draped coffin was carried by soldiers from the regiment into the crematorium in Bedford, eastern England, past empty pews due to coronavirus restrictions. In line with current coronavirus restrictions, the funeral was attended by his immediate family -- two daughters, Lucy Teixeira and Hannah Ingram- Moore , four grandchildren and his sons-in-laws. "Daddy, I am so proud of you," Teixeira said, "What you achieved your whole life and especially in the last year.

Captain Sir Thomas Moore (30 April 1920 – 2 February 2021), more popularly known as Captain Tom , was a British Army officer who raised money for charity in the run-up to his 100th birthday

The US embassy in London had earlier written on social media: "You inspired millions of people across the UK and US at one of the most difficult times we've ever faced. Your legacy will live on and continue to inspire."

Singer Michael Ball, who recorded a charity single with Sir Tom that reached number one, wrote on Twitter: "Rest in peace @captaintommoore. A wonderful life so well lived and a hero and fighter to the very end.

"So very very sad. Love and prayers for @Hannah_I_M and all the family."

The NHS tweeted: "Thanks for everything Sir Tom", while Ruth May, chief nursing officer for England, said Captain Sir Tom gave the country a "boost when we most needed it".

She said: "On behalf of everyone in the NHS, I want to pay tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore who has been the model of all that has been good about our country's response to COVID-19."

'He had an infectious energy and sometimes cheeky optimism'

By Rhiannon Mills, royal correspondent, who reported on his knighthood

On a boiling hot day in July last year, Captain Tom waited in the quadrangle at Windsor Castle.

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Smartly dressed in his suit and medals and standing remarkably upright for a man of his age despite the sweltering heat.

The pride felt by him and his family was palpable. He had described it as the most special of days. And then the moment came.

The Queen stepping out on to the lawn and using her father's sword to knight Captain Sir Tom Moore. It was an incredible privilege to witness that moment as part of a small group of journalists who'd been invited in.

Able to watch as two members of the wartime generation chatted away outside Windsor Castle, both symbols of hope in their own way during the pandemic.

What struck me that day was just how humble he was. Yes, the star of the show, a national treasure as many would describe him, but he didn't want the focus to just be on him.

He kept thanking all those who'd donated money, thanking his family, he even thanked us for coming and interviewing him, asking if we needed to ask any more questions despite already being on his feet for over half an hour.

He had an infectious energy and sometimes cheeky optimism, and clearly appreciated the responsibility that came with his new profile, aware that what he did or said could just make a difference to someone and lift their spirits.

An aura of wartime resilience seemed to emanate from the army veteran, who in the most unexpected ways served his country until the very end. A remarkable life to celebrate, of a man who brought light into so many lives.

Football star David Beckham has hailed Captain Sir Tom as the "very best of British" and a "true hero".

Beckham wrote on social media: "What he achieved for our NHS will never be forgotten", as he shared a video of his encounter with Sir Tom last year.

The sportsman presented him with a framed football shirt after he became the first member of the Lionhearts squad of inspirational heroes.

The arch of London's Wembley Stadium has been lit in red and white to honour the memory of Captain Sir Tom.

Fitness coach Joe Wicks described Captain Sir Tom as "an inspiration who helped millions of people feel hopeful and optimistic during a difficult time".

"Rest in Peace Sir Captain Tom Moore," he added.

TV presenters Ant and Dec tweeted: "Captain Sir Tom Moore. What a hero.

"You were a shining beacon of hope and an inspiration to us all when we needed it most. We thank you and salute you. Rest In Peace Sir."

This Morning's Holly and Phillip pay tribute to Captain Tom Moore .
This Morning hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield paid an emotional tribute to the late war hero Captain Tom Moore on Wednesday. Captain Tom, who won the hearts of the nation last year with his fundraising efforts, sadly died on Tuesday aged 100, after battling pneumonia and coronavirus. And remembering his life, the ITV show honoured the Second World War veteran with a moving picture montage and poignant words highlighting the achievements in his life.

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