Captain Sir Tom Moore’s family surrounded him in the last photo of the beloved fundraiser.
The lockdown hero died in bed with his family at the age of 100 after he needed help with breathing due to the coronavirus.
And in the last photo he shared, Captain Tom was beaming next to his loved ones.
What was the last photo of Captain Sir Tom Moore?
A photo shared on Captain Tom’s Twitter account last month (January 18) showed him giving a thumbs up to the camera.
With him in the picture are his daughter and son-in-law Hannah Ingram-Moore and Colin Ingram, and two of his grandchildren, Benjie and Georgia.
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The caption of the cute snapshot read: “We are full of hope from all the stories we have heard from people young and old doing incredible things.
“They prove what everyone is capable of, and when we all unite we can make a real difference.”
The news concluded: “It doesn’t take much, even a smile can brighten a day #TomorrowWillBeAGoodDay.”
“We are hopeful from all of the stories we have heard from people young and old doing incredible things. They prove what everyone is capable of, and when we all unite we can make a real difference. It doesn’t take much, even a smile can brighten a day. “#TomorrowWillBeAGoodDay pic.twitter.com/UO2c2LDeaH
– Captain Tom Moore (@captaintommoore) January 18, 2021
Homage to the charity hero
Tributes flooded social media after Captain Tom died.
Piers Morgan, who interviewed him on his Life Stories show, wrote on Twitter: “RIP Captain Sir Tom Moore, 100. A great man. A national hero.
“In our darkest hour since World War II, he brought Britain together with his resilience, courage and optimism. Let us all observe his mantra in our own lives: “Tomorrow will be a good day”. Thanks, Tom. “
In our darkest hour since World War II, he rallied Britain with his resilience, courage and optimism.
The Queen also paid tribute to Captain Tom, whom she knighted in a ceremony at Windsor Castle last summer.
He received the award in light of his fundraising drives which raised over £ 32 million for the NHS by walking around his garden.
The royal family’s Twitter account posted a photo of the 94-year-old monarch speaking with Tom and his family.
Message from the Queen
It read: “The Queen is sending a private message of condolences to the family of Captain Sir Tom Moore.
“Her Majesty really enjoyed meeting Captain Sir Tom and his family in Windsor last year.
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“Your thoughts and those of the royal family are with you.”
Tom’s family confirmed in a post on his Twitter page that he had died after battling the coronavirus.
It read simply, “Captain Sir Tom Moore. 1920-2021. ”
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