Tom Moore born on 30 April 1920 in Keighley. He is a citizen of United Kingdom. Tom Moore was educated at Oakbank School, Keighley. He died on 2 February 2021 in Bedford Hospital from a 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease at age 100 years, 9 months. He lived at Tipps End and Marston Moreteyne.
He was a British Military.
Tom Moore has worked as a soldier, Fundraiser and general manager. He has has won 1939–45 Star, Burma Star, War Medal 1939–1945, Defence Medal, Pride of Britain Awards, Yorkshire Regiment Medal, Point of Light and Blue Peter badge. Significant events include centenarian. He has (had) the following medical conditions: skin cancer, Hip fracture and 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease.
He is also known as Thomas Moore, Captain Tom Moore, Colonel Tom, Tommy Moore, Captain Tom and Sir Tom Moore.
Moore was admitted to Bedford Hospital on 12 January. He was diagnosed with pneumonia and treated. Ten days later he was discharged to his home in Marston Moretaine. Both before and during his stay in hospital, Moore was tested regularly for Coronavirus. On the day of his discharge, 22 January, he first tested positive for Coronavirus. He remained at home for the following nine days while receiving care and treatment. Having difficulty in breathing, Moore was re-admitted to Bedford Hospital on 31 January with COVID-19 and pneumonia. He died on 2 February, aged 100. His funeral took place on 27 February. Sir Tom asked that My Way by Frank Sinatra be played at his funeral and that his epitaph should read: "I told you I was old", in reference to comedian Spike Milligan’s famous epitaph "I told you I was ill".
Many public figures, including MPs, sportsmen and celebrities paid tribute to Moore through their social media channels. The NHS Twitter account issued a statement saying "Thanks for everything, Sir Tom ♥".
Buckingham Palace issued a statement saying "The Queen is sending a private message of condolence to the family of Captain Sir Tom Moore. Her Majesty very much enjoyed meeting Captain Sir Tom and his family at Windsor last year. Her thoughts and those of the Royal Family are with them".