Captain Tom.

Captain Tom.


Captain Tom Moore, the British World War Two veteran who raised millions of pounds for health service workers on the frontline of the battle against COVID-19, has died aged 100, his family said this evening.
Below is a statement from Hannah and Lucy, daughters of Captain Sir Tom Moore:

"It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dear father, Captain Sir Tom Moore. "We are so grateful that we were with him during the last hours of his life; Hannah, Benjie and Georgia by his bedside and Lucy on FaceTime. We spent hours chatting to him, reminiscing about our childhood and our wonderful mother. We shared laughter and tears together.

"The last year of our father’s life was nothing short of remarkable. He was rejuvenated and experienced things he’d only ever dreamed of.
"Whilst he’d been in so many hearts for just a short time, he was an incredible father and grandfather, and he will stay alive in our hearts forever.

"The care our father received from the NHS and carers over the last few weeks and years of his life has been extraordinary. They have been unfalteringly professional, kind and compassionate and have given us many more years with him than we ever would have imagined.

"Over the past few days our father spoke a great deal about the last 12 months and how proud he felt at being able to leave behind the growing legacy of his Foundation.
"We politely ask for privacy at this time so we can grieve quietly as a family and remember the wonderful 100 years our father had."


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Charles / Hace 12 months

Wouldn’t have passed away been more elegant ?



Majorca fan / Hace 12 months

Captain Sir Tom I am sure your spirit will walk with us all during these difficult times. You has been an example to us all of a long life well lived a fine fella from a great generation. Thanks


Mark Badoer / Hace 12 months

A hero, in all respects. RIP Captain Tom