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Captain Tom Moore ‘overawed’ by news he will be knighted

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Captain Tom Moore ‘overawed’ by news he will be knighted

Captain Tom Moore ‘overawed’ by news he will be knighted

Second World War veteran Captain Tom Moore described his knighthood as 'outstanding' after raising almost £33 million for health service charities by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden.

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Famous faces have cheered the news that Second World War veteran and NHS fundraiser Captain Tom Moore is to be knighted. The 100-year-old raised almost £33 million for health service charities by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden. Prime Minister Boris Johnson described Sir Tom as a “true national treasure” and praised his “fantastic fundraising” which he said “provided us all with a beacon of light through the fog of coronavirus”.

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Second World War veteran and NHS fundraiser Captain Tom Moore is to be knighted, Downing Street has announced. The 100-year-old raised almost £33 million for health service charities by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden. Prime Minister Boris Johnson described Sir Tom as a “true national treasure” and praised his “fantastic fundraising” which he said “provided us all with a beacon of light through the fog of coronavirus”. Mr Johnson recommend Sir Tom be exceptionally honoured by the Queen, who has approved the honour, Number 10 said.

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