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CAPTAIN Sir Tom Moore’s family were by his bedside as he died after battling Covid-19.
Here we look at Captain Tom’s beloved children and grandchildren.
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Captain Sir Thomas Moore poses with his family after being awarded with the insignia of Knight Bachelor by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle on July 17Credit: Getty Images – Getty
Who are Captain Tom’s children
They had two daughters, Lucyand Hannah.
Captain Tom Moore lived with his daughter, Hannah, and his son-in-law Colin Ingram and grandchildren Benji and Georgia in the village of Marston Moretaine in Bedfordshire.
She is a business recruitment officer who manages her own company Maytrix, which focuses on recruitment, brand development and training for businesses.
Hannah was the one who suggested her dad walk as a way to celebrate his big 100th birthday.
Tom is also a dad to daughter Lucy Teixeira who is based in Reading.
After her father’s incredible achievement, Lucy said she “just can’t believe what has happened”.
She told BBC: “My heart is bursting. Well done, Daddy.
“I’m having to get used to the thought of sharing you with millions and millions of people.”
Who are Captain Tom’s grandkids?
He said: “I’ve got four grandchildren, and what more could you ask for than that.”
Two of their grandchildren he has lived with after moving in with daughter Hannah and his son-in-law, Colin.
The 16-year-old has stood by his granddad as he carried out his epic 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday.
The Bedford Schoolboy carried out live interviews and maintained Captain Tom’s social media.
He was unveiled as the winner of the Rising Star category in the 2020 Independent School of the Year awards for his part in helping his granddad raise a staggering £39million.
Georgia also supported Sir Tom’s fundraising effort.
She is a schoolgirl who attends Bedford Girls’ School.
Maz is the 19-year-old son of Lucy Teixeira, who lives in Reading.
Commenting on his grandfather’s astonishing achievement, he said: “We’re just shocked and proud of him beyond belief.”
In September he retained a golf championship title which was held at The Club at Mapledurham, Reading.
How Captain Tom united the nation
April 2020 – Captain Tom Moore begins his fundraising effort to walk 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday with the aim of raising £1,000 for the NHS
April 14 – The war veteran smashes his initial target with £1million donated by mid-morning – rising to £2million just hours later
April 15 – More than £7million is donated by over 340,000 supporters as celeb’s praise his heroic effort
April 16 – Captain Tom completes his 100 laps and vows to keep going if people are donating. He receives support from the Prime Minister and Royal family for his incredible achievement
April 24 – The veteran becomes the oldest person to top the charts with his cover of “You’ll Never Walk Alone” with singer Michael Ball
April 30 – The hero’s fundraising page reaches £32million as he celebrates his 100th birthday. A military flypast honours his birthday milestone and he is made a honorary colonel
July 17 – Captain Tom receives a knighthood from the Queen in a special engagement held just for him
September – He signs a deal to film a biopic of his incredible life and writes bestselling autobiography, titled “Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day”
October 5 – Captain Tom becomes one of the country’s oldest podcasters with the launch of a series to tackle isolation among older people
December – He celebrates Christmas with his family on a bucket list trip to Barbados
January 31, 2021 – His family reveal he has been admitted to hospital with pneumonia and Covid