When is Captain Sir Tom Moore's funeral?

CAPTAIN Sir Tom Moore will be laid to rest after dying of coronavirus on Tuesday, February 2. 

The heroic war veteran touched the nation by raising £38.9million for NHS staff struggling with the Covid pandemic.

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When is Captain Tom Moore's funeral? 

Following Sir Tom's death on Monday, February 2, Captain Tom's family said his funeral arrangements have not been completed.

It will be announced at a later date. 

His grandson, Tom Teixeira, said the the war hero would rather have a "small, intimate" funeral.

Tom, 20, told the Daily Mail: "I don’t think grandad would want a grand funeral.

"He’d like a small, intimate service with just the family. “March in, march out” he’d say. Pay your respects, then move on, get on with your lives. 

Where can I send a gift to Captain Tom's family? 

Following the death of Sir Tom on February 2, his family said they were aware that members of the public may wish to send condolences.

But they said at this time of grief, they are simply unable to manage any gifts or flowers sent to the house or village.

They requested the public do not send tributes at this time. 

Instead, they request donations are made to Sir Tom’s legacy, The Captain Tom Foundation, or any charity of choice.

Boris Johnson has encouraged the public to join in a round of applause on February 3 for the inspirational war veteran.

Will he get full military honours?

The Sun reported Sir Tom is set to receive military honours at a ceremonial funeral being planned for the "great British hero".

The Ministry of Defence is looking into plans for a military send-off for the World War Two veteran.

Ministers have also given their blessing to military honours for the late 100-year-old legend.

A petition to give him the full honour has gathered thousands of signatures – but polling shows the public divided.

Some 38 per cent of adults polled by Opinium want the bells and whistles send off, but 37 per cent do not.

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