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The Latest: At 100, Captain Tom Moore honored at funeral

 

February 28, 2021



LONDON — Church bells rang out and a World War II-era plane flew over the funeral service of Captain Tom Moore, in honor of the veteran who raised millions for Britain's health workers by walking laps in his backyard.

Captain Tom, as he became known, died Feb. 2 at age 100 after testing positive for COVID-19. Just eight members of the veteran's immediate family attended Saturday's private funeral service, but soldiers carried his coffin and formed a ceremonial guard.

"Daddy, you always told us 'Best foot forward' and true to your word, that's what you did last year," Moore's daughter Lu...



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