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In the first Test match against India, the players of England cricket team came out wearing black strips. He did this to pay tribute to Second World War Veteran Captain Sir Tom Moore. Moore died at the age of 100 on 2 February. Moore campaigned to raise 1000 pounds (about 1 lakh rupees) to help Britain’s health services in the war against the Corona epidemic.
When Captain Moore decided to make a hundred rounds in his garden just before his hundredth birthday on 6 April 2020, his goal was to raise just 1000 pounds. But during the epidemic, his resolve attracted a lot of people. In a few days this amount reached thousands of pounds. By the time he completed 100 rounds, this amount had increased to £ 3.27 million (about Rs. 327 crore).
Received the title of knighthood last year
Captain Moore’s 100th birthday was celebrated with Joreshore in Britain. The British Air Force also organized a fly past in his honor. He was also made an honorary colonel of the Army Foundation College. On 17 July 2020, the Queen of Britain also awarded him the title of Knighthood.
Services offered in India and Myanmar
Captain Moore served in India and Myanmar in the Second World War. He was later made an Instructor of Armored Warfare. He has also been a motorcycle racer.