US News Captain Sir Tom Moore: Moving funeral for heroes of the corona pandemic

14:40  28 february  2021
14:40  28 february  2021 Source:   gala.de

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Captain Sir Tom Moore was buried yesterday, Saturday (February 27th). The Corona hero's family said goodbye in a moving ceremony.

Captain Sir Tom Moore (†100) © Getty Images Captain Sir Tom Moore († 100)

Captain Sir Tom Moore († 100) caused a sensation worldwide after turning 100 laps through his backyard with his walker and thus donating almost 40 million euros to the Corona- Combat collected. Queen Elizabeth , 94, then knighted him. Moore died of Corona on February 2, has now been buried in an emotional ceremony.

Captain Sir Tom Moore buried in the grave

Captain Sir Tom Moore was buried with special military honors on Saturday (February 27th) in Bedford, East England. His coffin was wrapped in the British Union Jack flag, and six soldiers from the Yorkshire Regiment carried him to the crematorium. In honor of the deceased 14 salute shots were fired three times and a military aircraft from the Second World War flew over the area. It became particularly emotional when the hymn "You'll Never Walk Alone" was played at the beginning of the ceremony. In the version that Moore recorded with Michael Ball, 58. The two stormed the British charts.

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Small funeral because of Corona

As honorable as the funeral of Captain Sir Tom Moore was, so few relatives were allowed to attend. Due to the corona regulations, only eight people were allowed. As reported by "People", among others, his daughters Lucy Teixeira and Hannah Ingram-Moore as well as their husbands and four grandchildren were there to present Moore with his last escort. Moore's daughter Lucy said emotionally goodbye to her father: "Daddy, you always told us, 'always do your best,' and true to your motto, you did that last year by raising a fortune for the NHS and putting yourself in our hearts catapulted the nation. Daddy, I'm so proud of you, "she continued. "To everything you've accomplished all your life, and especially in the last year. You may be gone, but your message and your spirit live on."

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