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Captain Tom Moore has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth
Arise, Captain Sir Thomas Moore!  Today The Queen conferred the Honour of Knighthood on @captaintommoore  at an Investiture at #WindsorCastle.
Arise, Captain Sir Thomas Moore! Today The Queen conferred the Honour of Knighthood on @captaintommoore at an Investiture at #WindsorCastle. Credit: @RoyalFamily via Twitter

Captain Tom Moore, the British WWII veteran who raised £32 million for health care workers by walking laps in his garden, has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth on Friday. In the Queen's first official engagement in person since the Covid-19 lockdown, she praised the 100-year-old veteran and thanked him for the donation he had raised.

Arts, Entertainment, Culture • Celebrities & Public Figures
Captain Tom Moore to be awarded knighthood

Captain Tom Moore, the veteran who has raised millions for NHS charities, will be receiving knighthood, making him Captain Sir Tom Moore. Boris Johnson recommended the veteran for the honour which has been approved by the Queen and is set to be formally announced on Wednesday. Johnson added: "On behalf of everyone who has been moved by his incredible story, I want to say a huge thank you. He's a true national treasure."

Arts, Entertainment, Culture • Literature
Captain Tom Moore to release two books this year

Captain Tom Moore, the British WWII veteran who has raised millions for health care workers by walking laps in his garden, is set to release two new books this year. His autobiography will be titled "Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day" and will be published on September 17. His yet-unnamed children's book is set to be released on October 1.

Lifestyle
Captain Tom made honorary member of England Cricket Team

Captain Tom Moore, the British WWII veteran who has so far raised over 30 million pounds for health care workers by walking laps in his garden, was made an honorary member of England's Cricket Team on his 100th birthday. Michael Vaughan, former captain of the team, called Captain Tom "the nation's heartbeat".

Lifestyle
The WWII veteran who raised millions for health care workers celebrates 100th birthday

British WWII veteran Captain Tom Moore has raised over 29 million pounds for health care workers by walking laps in his garden turns 100 on Thursday. He first set out to walk 100 laps over 10 days and had hoped to raise £1,000. In honour of his birthday, he has received more than 125,000 birthday cards so far, including one from Prince William and Duchess Kate.