In Pictures: Plane fly-past tribute as Captain Sir Tom Moore laid to rest

A Dakota performs a fly-past at the funeral, © PA Wire/PA Images

Veteran fundraiser Captain Sir Tom Moore has been laid to rest in a ceremony at Bedford Crematorium.

Sir Tom, who died at the age of 100, won the hearts of the nation after he raised more than £32 million for the NHS by walking laps of his garden during the first coronavirus lockdown.

A memorial plaque in Keighley, West Yorkshire, birthplace of Captain Sir Tom Moore (Danny Lawson/PA)

David Pearson, Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire, lays a wreath of 200 white roses at the Sir Tom Moore memorial plaque in Keighley (Danny Lawson/PA)

The order of service for the funeral of Captain Sir Tom Moore at Bedford Crematorium (Joe Giddens/PA)

Members of the Armed Forces pay respects at the funeral (Joe Giddens/PA)

The funeral cortege arrives for the service (Joe Giddens/PA)

Numbers at the service were limited due to social distancing (Joe Giddens/PA)

The coffin of Captain Sir Tom Moore was carried by members of the Yorkshire Regiment (Joe Giddens/PA)

Sir Tom’s coffin was draped in a Union flag (Joe Giddens/PA)

A three-round gun salute by a firing party marked the occasion (Joe Giddens/PA)

(l to r) Son-in-law Colin Ingram, granddaughter Georgia, grandson Benjie and daughter Hannah Ingram-Moore were among the mourners (Joe Giddens/PA)

A Second World War-era C-47 Dakota performed a flypast (Joe Giddens/PA)

Daughter Lucy Teixeira and family leave after the service (Joe Giddens/PA)

The Last Post was played at the end of the service (Joe Giddens/PA)


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