Capt Tom Moore knighted by Queen for coronavirus fundraising

Capt Tom Moore, whose sponsored walks in his garden raised £33m for NHS charities, has been knighted in the Queen’s first official engagement in person since lockdown. The 100-year-old war veteran attended a unique open-air ceremony at Windsor Castle on Friday to receive the honour
‘He’s just a wonderful man’: how Captain Tom became a superstar fundraiser
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