Farewell Captain Sir Tom - Bedford hero's funeral in pictures

His funeral took place on Saturday at Bedford Crematorium

Monday, 1st March 2021, 11:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 11:14 am
Captain Sir Tom Moore raised nearly £33million for NHS charities ahead of his 100th birthday last year by walking laps of his garden in Marston Moretaine. He died at Bedford Hospital on February 2 after testing positive for Covid-19

Here we pay tribute to our hero, Captain Sir Tom Moore who walked his way into the nation's hearts.

His funeral took place on Saturday (February 27) at Bedford Crematorium after a procession from his village of Marston Moretaine.

Six member of the Yorkshire Regiment carried the war veteran's coffin, draped in the union jack. There was also a flypast by a vintage C-47 Dakota.

The coffin of Captain Sir Tom Moore is carried by members of the Armed Forces during his funeral at Bedford Crematorium on Saturday (February 27). (Photo by Joe Giddens - Pool/Getty Images)

His daughters paid tribute to their father, with Lucy Teixeira hailing his mantra of "tomorrow will be a good day" and Hannah Ingram-Moore saying "you will be with me always."

Captain Sir Tom raised almost £33million for NHS charities last year by walking 100 laps of his garden ahead of his 100th birthday. He died at Bedford Hospital on February 2 after testing positive for Covid-19.

The family of Captain Sir Tom Moore, from left, son-in-law Colin Ingram, granddaughter Georgia, grandson Benjie and daughter Hannah Ingram-Moore arrive for his funeral at Bedford Crematorium (Photo by Joe Giddens - Pool/Getty Images)
A vintage C-47 Dakota performs a flypast over Bedford crematorium as the funeral service for Sir Tom Moore takes place (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
Members of the armed forces at the funeral of Captain Sir Tom Moore at Bedford Crematorium (Photo by Joe Giddens - Pool/Getty Images)
Red ribbons mark the route of the funeral procession for Sir Tom Moore as it passes through Marston Moretaine on the way to Bedford Crematorium (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
A banner honouring Sir Tom Moore is seen above the post office, before the funeral procession passes through Marston Moretaine on the way to Bedford Crematorium (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
The funeral procession for Sir Tom Moore passes through Marston Moretaine on the way to Bedford Crematorium ahead of the private ceremony (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
Police officers stand outside Bedford Crematorium ahead of Captain Sir Tom Moore's private funeral (Photo by Hollie Adams/Getty Images)
Police officers bow their heads as the funeral procession for Sir Tom Moore passes through Bedford (Photo by Hollie Adams/Getty Images)
A member of the press films a police officer outside Bedford Crematorium ahead of Captain Sir Tom Moore's private funeral (Photo by Hollie Adams/Getty Images)