Chief Minister pays tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 5:18pm

British veteran passed away aged 100

The chief minister has paid tribute to fundraiser Captain Sir Tom Moore who has died at the age of 100.

The British veteran raised more than £32 million for the NHS during the first UK coronavirus lockdown.

He’d been in hospital since Sunday with pnuemonia and had also tested positive for Covid-19.

Howard Quayle said Sir Tom was ‘a beacon of light in the darkest of days, a true hero and inspiration in Britain, the Isle of Man and beyond.’

Manx Radio: Isle of Man News