99-year-old war veteran Captain Tom Moore at his home in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, after he achieved his goal of 100 laps of his garden - raising more than 12 million pounds for the NHS. The amount raised went on to top £35 million

Captain Sir Tom

Captain Sir Tom dies in hospital with his family at his bedside

Captain Sir Tom Moore, the 100-year-old World War II veteran who captivated the British public in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic with his fundraising efforts, has died, Tuesday Feb. 2, 2021. His plan to attempt 100 laps of his garden to mark his 100th birthday touched the nation. He ultimately raised £35 million for NHS Charities. He was knighted by the Queen, published his autobiography and even had a number one record.

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