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Britain says farewell to pandemic hero Captain Sir Tom Moore with guard of honour, WWII plane flyover – ABC News

Britain says goodbye to Captain Sir Tom Moore with a nationally televised funeral for the 100-year-old war veteran who became a global hero for his extraordinary…

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Britain has bid farewell to Captain Sir Tom Moore with a nationally televised funeral for the 100-year-old war veteran who became a global hero for his extraordinary fundraising efforts during the pandemic.
Key points:

  • Captain Sir Tom died in February
  • His fundraising efforts collected about $57 million
  • He had asked for his epitaph to be: “I told you I was old”

Soldiers formed a guard of honour at the small ceremony held by Captain Sir Tom’s family at a crematorium in Bedford in central England.
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