17 Jul 2020

Capt Tom Moore becomes Sir Tom after being knighted by Queen

As if a royal wedding wasn’t enough for one day, the Queen also carried out a unique private ceremony to grant a knighthood to the NHS fundraising hero, Captain Sir Tom Moore.

The 100-year-old Second World War veteran was joined by his family at the ceremony in Windsor Castle’s quadrangle – honoured for raising almost £33 million for NHS charities by walking laps of his garden. He called it an “absolutely magnificent da