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Captain Tom: British Army Officer and fundraiser
Captain Sir Thomas Moore, popularly known as “Captain Tom”, is a former British Army officer and centenarian, known for his achievements raising money for charity in the run-up to his 100th birthday during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Captain Sir Tom Moore jokes as he launches his autobiography [Video]

Captain Sir Tom Moore jokes as he launches his autobiography

Captain Sir Tom Moore, who raised almost £33 million for the NHS by walkinglaps of his garden in Bedfordshire, has written a book about his life calledTomorrow Will Be A Good Day.

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Sir Tom Moore takes salute from young soldiers [Video]

Sir Tom Moore takes salute from young soldiers

Captain Sir Tom Moore watches junior soldiers march in their passing outparade in his capacity as Honorary Colonel of the Army Foundation College inHarrogate.

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Captain Sir Tom Moore portrait goes on display [Video]

Captain Sir Tom Moore portrait goes on display

A portrait of Captain Sir Tom Moore, by artist Alex Chamberlin, is unveiled atthe National Army Museum in Chelsea, west London, to mark the 75th anniversaryof VJ Day.

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Captain Sir Tom visits Army Foundation College [Video]

Captain Sir Tom visits Army Foundation College

Captain Sir Tom Moore has visited an Army Foundation College in Harrogate as part of his new role as honorary colonel. Sir Tom said it is "truly a great honour" to visit the "outstanding"..

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Captain Sir Tom 'delighted' by Army training college honour [Video]

Captain Sir Tom 'delighted' by Army training college honour

Captain Sir Tom Moore said it is "truly a great honour" to be made honorarycolonel of an Army training college as he visited the military establishmentas part of his new role. The 100-year-old Second..

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Capt Sir Tom Moore helps those with 'difficulties'

The war veteran launches his charitable foundation inspired by his wife's mental health problems.
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Captain Tom inspects Harrogate's Army Foundation College graduates

The 100-year-old veteran is an honorary colonel of the Army Foundation College in Harrogate.
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'We're getting thin on the ground': Captain Sir Tom Moore interviews a fellow Japan war survivor on VJ Day

Second World War officially ended 75 years ago today
Independent - Published

Captain Tom Moore: Airedale General Hospital garden funded

A Yorkshire hospital used some of the money to create a wellbeing garden for staff.
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Capt Sir Tom Moore official portrait unveiled at Army museum

The oil painting of the fundraising Army veteran is unveiled to mark the 75 anniversary of VJ Day.
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'Lidl voice' checkout assistant performs opera to customers

Lily Taylor-Ward was chosen to perform for Captain Sir Tom Moore on his 100th birthday.
BBC News - Published

Captain Sir Tom Moore uniform chair gift 'amazing'

An armchair gift upholstered in a replica WW2 uniform worn by Capt Sir Tom "amazing", says family.
BBC News - Published

Sir Captain Tom Moore: Conversation with the Queen will remain between us

Sir Captain Tom Moore spoke about his knighthood ceremony but says he'll never divulge what was said in a private conversation with the Queen.
BBC News - Published

Capt Sir Tom Moore knighted in 'unique' ceremony

The Queen honours the 100-year-old in her first official engagement in person since lockdown.
BBC News - Published

Captain Sir Tom Moore honoured by David Beckham and FA as leader of 'Lionhearts inspirational heroes' team

War veteran made head of squad of those who went 'above and beyond' during fight against Covid-19 pandemic
Independent - Published

Captain Tom Moore: NHS fundraiser 'lifted lockdown blues'

How one man became a fundraising hero and helped lift the lockdown blues.
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom Moore: Keighley sign to honour £32m fundraiser

The 100-year-old war veteran raised money for NHS charities by completing 100 laps of his garden.
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom Moore: Veteran's motorbike found by Bradford museum

Capt Tom Moore says he is "overwhelmed by the incredible things that keep happening".
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom Moore fund donates £20m to hospital charities

Good causes across the country have already received money raised by the 100-year-old.
BBC News - Published

Arise, Sir Tom: veteran hopes queen is not 'heavy' with the sword

Captain Tom Moore, who became a national hero in Britain after raising more than 33 million pounds ($40 million) for the National Health Service in the run-up to his 100th birthday, is to be knighted.
Reuters - Published

Captain Tom Moore 'overawed' by knighthood for NHS fundraising

The 100-year-old war veteran was in disbelief but "delighted" to learn he is to be knighted.
BBC News - Published

Newly knighted Captain Tom hopes queen is not 'heavy handed' with the sword

Captain Tom Moore, the 100-year-old British veteran who raised a record breaking amount of money for charity during the coronavirus crisis, said he was looking forward to being knighted by Queen..
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Arise Sir Tom: Record UK fund-raiser Tom Moore, 100, is knighted

Captain Tom Moore, who became a national hero in Britain after raising 33 million pounds ($40.5 million) for the National Health Service in the run-up to his 100th birthday, is to be knighted.
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus news you may have missed overnight: Captain Tom Moore to receive knighthood as Trump claims US having most cases is 'badge of honour'

Nearly 5 million coronavirus infections confirmed worldwide
Independent - Published

Captain Tom Moore to be knighted after raising £33m for NHS charities

'He's a true national treasure', prime minister says of honoured campaigner and veteran
Independent - Published

London honours Captain Tom Moore, 100, in ancient ceremony

British World War Two veteran Tom Moore, who has become a national hero after raising more than $40 million for the health service, was awarded the ancient honour of the Freedom of the City of London..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus: Captain Tom Moore awarded Freedom of the City of London

The 100-year-old war veteran raised more than £32m for the NHS by completing 100 laps of his garden.
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom Moore: Chainsaw carving raises £7,000

Simon Bogg says it took him 10 days to make the sculpture in tribute to the "absolute legend".
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Bristol boy inspired by Captain Tom wins PM award

Frank Mills, who has spina bifida, was inspired by Capt Tom Moore to begin his walking challenge.
BBC News - Published

Russian veteran, 97, follows UK captain with own medical fundraiser

A 97-year-old Russian World War Two veteran has taken inspiration from the record-breaking charity efforts of British centenarian Captain Tom Moore and raised $27,500 for the families of doctors who..
Reuters - Published

Captain Tom Moore receives gold Blue Peter badge

The 100-year-old fundraiser joins the Queen and David Attenborough in receiving the accolade.
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom's video message for Felixstowe fundraiser aged 101

He wishes good luck to a fellow centenarian aiming to support the NHS with a walking challenge.
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom: Cockpit view of RAF flypast in Marston Moretaine

Two wartime planes flew over the NHS fundraiser's Bedfordshire home on his 100th birthday.
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom Moore raises nearly £33m as NHS appeal closes

Some 1.5m people contributed to Captain Tom's appeal which had an initial target of just £1,000.
BBC News - Published

Newly recovered UK leader Johnson joins applause for coronavirus carers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined in a nationwide round of applause on Thursday to thank hospital and care workers battling the coronavirus pandemic, as many Britons also sang happy birthday to..
Reuters - Published

Captain Tom made honorary member of England team on 100th birthday

British World War Two veteran Captain Tom Moore, who has raised millions for the country's National Health Service (NHS), was made an honorary member of the England cricket team as he celebrated his..
Reuters - Published

Captain Tom Moore receives England cricket cap from Michael Vaughan

Ex-England captain Michael Vaughan presents Captain Tom Moore with an England cricket cap to "make him an official member of the England team" on his 100th birthday.
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Flypasts and promotion for UK fund-raising hero "Colonel" Tom as he turns 100

British World War Two veteran Captain Tom Moore, who has become a national hero after raising millions for the health service, celebrated his 100th birthday on Thursday with a promotion, military..
Reuters - Published

Captain Tom Moore watches RAF Spitfire and Hurricane flypast to mark 100th birthday

'Today they're flying peacefully,' Second World War veteran says
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UK 'Colonel' Tom's fundraising total exceeds $37 million

The total raised by Britain's "Colonel" Tom Moore for health service charities exceeded 30 million pounds ($37 million) on the veteran's 100th birthday on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

RAF flypast to honour UK fundraising hero's 100th

Two wartime RAF planes mark the 100th birthday of war veteran and fundraiser Captain Tom Moore.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Captain Tom Moore graffiti mural in Tamworth

Graffiti artist paints NHS fundraiser Captain Tom on Tamworth wall
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom Moore given colonel title on 100th birthday

A host of tributes and gifts help the WW2 veteran who raised £29m for the NHS mark his 100th birthday.
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom: Train named in honour of NHS fundraiser

The high-speed train will enter service on Thursday, Captain Tom Moore's 100th birthday.
BBC News - Published

Birthday tributes flood in for fund-raising British veteran 'Captain Tom'

British World War Two veteran Captain Tom Moore is in for a very special 100th birthday on Thursday after well-wishers from around the world repaid his record-breaking fundraising efforts by sending..
Reuters - Published

Coronavirus: Boy with cerebral palsy takes on 'Captain Tom' feat

Tobias Weller, from Sheffield, uses a walking frame and is walking 750m a day to reach his target.
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom Moore to be honoured with Royal Mail postmark on 100th birthday

'We are honoured to issue a special postmark in celebration of his 100th birthday,' says Royal Mail
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Captain Tom Moore gets Royal Mail birthday postmark

Royal Mail says it is "honoured" to commemorate the war veteran, who has raised £29m for the NHS.
BBC News - Published

Captain Tom Moore receives 100,000 birthday cards after raising millions for NHS

"He is absolutely blown away and humbled by the support," says his daughter
Independent - Published

Ex-player Jimmy Gittins 'inspired by Captain Tom' to walk on crutches

Ex-rugby player Jimmy Gittins, who was left paralysed in 2002, is walking 26 laps of his home for charity.
BBC News - Published

He's number one: UK's Captain Tom, 99, add hits single to fundraising record

Coronavirus charity walk hero Captain Tom Moore became the oldest person to top Britain's main music chart and also added a world fundraising record to his accolades on Friday, just days shy of his..
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Britain's Captain Tom, 99, gets world records for fundraising walk and song

Britain's coronavirus fundraising hero Captain Tom Moore got two Guinness World Record titles to add to his accolades on Friday, just days shy of his 100th birthday.
Reuters - Published


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