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Captain Tom Moore knighted by Queen Elizabeth following coronavirus charity drive – PerthNow

Queen Elizabeth has knighted Captain Tom Moore, recognising the 100-year-old for lifting the spirits of the nation during the gloom of the coronavirus outbreak — with a record breaking charity drive.

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Queen Elizabeth has knighted Captain Tom Moore, recognising the 100-year-old for lifting the spirits of the nation during the gloom of the coronavirus outbreak.
The World War II veteran raised a record-breaking 33 million pounds ($A59 million) for health workers by walking 100 laps of his garden during lockdown in the UK.
With the aid of a walking frame in April in the run-up to his birthday Captain Tom as he has affectionately been called, carried out the sponsored walk as a way to thank t…

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