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BBC News published this video item, entitled “The Queen leads tributes after death of Captain Sir Tom Moore with coronavirus – BBC News” – below is their description.
Her Majesty The Queen and the prime minister Boris Johnson have led the many tributes to Captain Sir Tom Moore ho’s died at the age of 100.
He was admitted to hospital with pneumonia in January and again a few days ago. His family confirmed he’d tested positive for Coronavirus.
Sir Tom was a veteran of the Second World War. He’d raised almost £39m for NHS charities during the first lockdown last year.
That remarkable achievement led to nationwide respect and earned him the admiration of millions. Sir Tom said the pinnacle of the past year for him was being knighted by The Queen at Windsor last summer.
Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by David Sillto and home editor Mark Easton.BBC News YouTube Channel
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