Happy Birthday COLONEL Tom! Queen promotes Captain Tom Moore in heartwarming honour as the £29m NHS fundraising hero turns 100 today

  • Captain Tom Moore will celebrate his 100th birthday today with a letter from the Queen and a promotion
  • The World War II veteran will be made the first Honorary Colonel of the Army Foundation College, Harrogate
  • There’ll also be two flypasts to mark the day – by Army Air Corps helicopters and a Spitfire and a Hurricane
  • Hundreds of thousands of cards have been sent to Bedford School, near the World War II veteran’s home 
  • War hero became international star after raising more than £29 million for the NHS in battle against Covid-19 
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Captain Tom Moore follows in footsteps of royalty by virtually opening newest Nightingale hospital in Harrogate today – after raising £27million for NHS

  • Captain Tom Moore has officially opened new Nightingale hospital via video-link alongside Health Secretary
  • The 99-year-old veteran was invited to open the site in Harrogate, north Yorkshire after raising £27m for NHS
  • He followed in footsteps of Prince Charles and Prince William, who also opened Nightingale hospitals
  • Speaking earlier today, Captain Tom said opening the venue was ‘one of those things you never think would ever happen’

Petition for Captain Moore

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Far more genuine and worthy than a certain number of others.

 

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‘That’s amazing from my super prince!’

Captain Tom is overwhelmed as Prince William and Kate Middleton send him message ‘he’s a one man fundraising machine who’s inspired everyone’ after making secret donation as total hits £17.7 million with £5m raised in just 24 hours