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Captain Tom: British Army Officer and fundraiser
Captain Sir Thomas Moore, popularly known as “Captain Tom”, is a former British Army officer and centenarian, known for his achievements raising money for charity in the run-up to his 100th birthday during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Captain Sir Tom Moore jokes as he launches his autobiography [Video]

Captain Sir Tom Moore jokes as he launches his autobiography

Captain Sir Tom Moore, who raised almost £33 million for the NHS by walkinglaps of his garden in Bedfordshire, has written a book about his life calledTomorrow Will Be A Good Day.

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Sir Tom Moore takes salute from young soldiers [Video]

Sir Tom Moore takes salute from young soldiers

Captain Sir Tom Moore watches junior soldiers march in their passing outparade in his capacity as Honorary Colonel of the Army Foundation College inHarrogate.

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Captain Sir Tom Moore portrait goes on display [Video]

Captain Sir Tom Moore portrait goes on display

A portrait of Captain Sir Tom Moore, by artist Alex Chamberlin, is unveiled atthe National Army Museum in Chelsea, west London, to mark the 75th anniversaryof VJ Day.

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Captain Sir Tom visits Army Foundation College [Video]

Captain Sir Tom visits Army Foundation College

Captain Sir Tom Moore has visited an Army Foundation College in Harrogate as part of his new role as honorary colonel. Sir Tom said it is "truly a great honour" to visit the "outstanding"..

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Captain Sir Tom 'delighted' by Army training college honour [Video]

Captain Sir Tom 'delighted' by Army training college honour

Captain Sir Tom Moore said it is "truly a great honour" to be made honorarycolonel of an Army training college as he visited the military establishmentas part of his new role. The 100-year-old Second..

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104-year-old fundraiser congratulated by Captain Sir Tom Moore [Video]

104-year-old fundraiser congratulated by Captain Sir Tom Moore

A 104-year-old fundraiser has been congratulated by Captain Sir Tom Moore, who described her efforts as “a very good job”.Inspired by Sir Tom, Joan Willett completed a 17-mile walking challenge..

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Arise, Sir Tom: veteran hopes queen is not 'heavy' with the sword

Captain Tom Moore, who became a national hero in Britain after raising more than 33 million pounds ($40 million) for the National Health Service in the run-up to his 100th birthday, is to be knighted.
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Newly knighted Captain Tom hopes queen is not 'heavy handed' with the sword

Captain Tom Moore, the 100-year-old British veteran who raised a record breaking amount of money for charity during the coronavirus crisis, said he was looking forward to being knighted by Queen..
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Arise Sir Tom: Record UK fund-raiser Tom Moore, 100, is knighted

Captain Tom Moore, who became a national hero in Britain after raising 33 million pounds ($40.5 million) for the National Health Service in the run-up to his 100th birthday, is to be knighted.
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London honours Captain Tom Moore, 100, in ancient ceremony

British World War Two veteran Tom Moore, who has become a national hero after raising more than $40 million for the health service, was awarded the ancient honour of the Freedom of the City of London..
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Russian veteran, 97, follows UK captain with own medical fundraiser

A 97-year-old Russian World War Two veteran has taken inspiration from the record-breaking charity efforts of British centenarian Captain Tom Moore and raised $27,500 for the families of doctors who..
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Newly recovered UK leader Johnson joins applause for coronavirus carers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joined in a nationwide round of applause on Thursday to thank hospital and care workers battling the coronavirus pandemic, as many Britons also sang happy birthday to..
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Captain Tom made honorary member of England team on 100th birthday

British World War Two veteran Captain Tom Moore, who has raised millions for the country's National Health Service (NHS), was made an honorary member of the England cricket team as he celebrated his..
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Flypasts and promotion for UK fund-raising hero "Colonel" Tom as he turns 100

British World War Two veteran Captain Tom Moore, who has become a national hero after raising millions for the health service, celebrated his 100th birthday on Thursday with a promotion, military..
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UK 'Colonel' Tom's fundraising total exceeds $37 million

The total raised by Britain's "Colonel" Tom Moore for health service charities exceeded 30 million pounds ($37 million) on the veteran's 100th birthday on Thursday.
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Birthday tributes flood in for fund-raising British veteran 'Captain Tom'

British World War Two veteran Captain Tom Moore is in for a very special 100th birthday on Thursday after well-wishers from around the world repaid his record-breaking fundraising efforts by sending..
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He's number one: UK's Captain Tom, 99, add hits single to fundraising record

Coronavirus charity walk hero Captain Tom Moore became the oldest person to top Britain's main music chart and also added a world fundraising record to his accolades on Friday, just days shy of his..
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Britain's Captain Tom, 99, gets world records for fundraising walk and song

Britain's coronavirus fundraising hero Captain Tom Moore got two Guinness World Record titles to add to his accolades on Friday, just days shy of his 100th birthday.
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'Captain Tom', 99, raises more than $31 million for UK carers

Captain Tom Moore, a 99-year-old British war veteran, has now raised more than 25 million pounds ($31.3 million) for the health service by walking 100 laps of his garden.
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'Captain Tom', 99, to help open hospital after raising $29 million

Captain Tom Moore, a 99-year-old British war veteran who has raised more than $29 million for the health service by walking 100 laps of his garden, will be a guest of honour at the opening of a new..
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British veteran 'Captain Tom' to be honoured at opening of coronavirus hospital

Captain Tom Moore, a 99-year-old British war veteran who has raised more than 23 million pounds ($28.77 million) for the health service by walking laps of his garden, will be a guest of honour at the..
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British veteran raises $25 million by walking for health service

Captain Tom Moore, 99, a British war veteran, has raised more than 20 million pounds ($25 million) for the health service by walking laps of his garden.
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'The sun will shine again,' Captain Tom, 99, raises millions and the spirits of a nation

Captain Tom Moore, 99, a British war veteran, completed the last of 100 laps of his garden on Thursday, raising more than 15.4 million pounds ($19 million) for the health service in a feat that has..
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'We will get through it,' says Captain Tom, 99, after $16 million coronavirus walk

Tom Moore, a 99-year-old British war veteran, completed the last of 100 laps of his garden on Thursday, raising 13 million pounds ($16 million) for the health service in an endeavour that has spread..
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'The sun will shine again,' Captain Tom, 99, says as he completes $15 million walk

Tom Moore, a 99-year-old British war veteran, completed 100 laps of his garden on Thursday, raising more than 12 million pounds ($15 million) for the health service in an endeavour that has sown joy..
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Captain Tom, 99, completes walk raising $15 million for UK health service

Tom Moore, a 99-year-old British war veteran, completed 100 laps of his garden on Thursday, raising more than 12 million pounds ($15 million) for the health service in an endeavor that has sown joy..
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