Where does Captain Tom Moore live and when is his birthday? – The Sun
CAPTAIN Tom Moore is a WW2 hero who has raised £12million for NHS staff with daily walks in his garden days before his 100th birthday.
The hero set out to reach £1,000 when he started the appeal last week.
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Who is Captain Tom Moore?
Tom grew up in Keighley, West Yorks.
At 20 Tom joined the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, part of the Royal Armoured corps, and fought in the 1942-3 Arakan campaign.
He returned to the UK to train tank crews at Bovington, Wilts, and continue his hobby as a motocross rider.
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Where does he live?
He has lived with daughter Hannah Ingram-Moore, 49, and her family in Bedfordshire since the death of his wife, Pamela, in 2006.
After the war he returned to civilian life and married Pamela who was 15 years his junior.
With the aid of a walking frame, he hoped to walk 100 laps of the 25-metre (82ft) loop in his garden in Marston Moretaine, in 10-lap chunks.
When is his birthday?
The hero, who aimed to complete the walk before he turns 100 on 30 April, originally hoped to raise £1,000 but smashed his target within days.
An eight-year-old girl has started an online campaign for children to make birthday cards for Moore’s 100th birthday.
Reegan Davies, from Port Talbot, South Wales, set a target of 1,500 virtual cards after posting a video online to thank him for his fundraising efforts.
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