The war veteran has been made an honorary colonel by Her Majesty on his 100th birthday after raising £30 million for the NHS.
On Thursday (April 30), Tom shared a photo of himself to Twitter as he held up the card from the Queen.
— Captain Tom Moore (@captaintommoore) April 30, 2020
The card featured a photo of Her Majesty, 94, on the front.
Tom’s Twitter post was captioned: “Just received a rather special birthday card from Her Majesty The Queen.”
The Royal Family’s Twitter page also shared the photo.
Just received a rather special birthday card from Her Majesty.
They wrote: “@LLieutenantBeds, The Queen’s personal representative in Bedfordshire, delivered a birthday card to @captaintommoore from Her Majesty.
“Today we join people across the UK and around the world in wishing Captain Tom Moore a very happy 100th birthday.”
Colonel Tom has received thousands of birthday cards from people up and down the country.
Many have branded him an “inspiration” and a “hero”.
Tom has raised more than £30 million to help those working on the frontline against coronavirus.
To mark his birthday, there was also an RAF flypast above his home.
Speaking about his new honorary title of Colonel, Tom told the BBC: “I’m very moved by that. I would never ever have anticipated it.”
Happy 100th Birthday, @captaintommoore! 🎂💯
Here's the amazing moment a Spitfire and Hurricane flew over newly-promoted #ColonelTom's house, in recognition of him raising £30 million for charity. 🙌#CaptainTom100 #CaptainTom #HappyBirthdayCaptainTompic.twitter.com/1BtQAwjTop
— BBC (@BBC) April 30, 2020
Meanwhile, Head of the Army General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith called Tom “an inspirational role model”.
Sir Mark added that his “mature wisdom, no-nonsense attitude and humour in adversity make him an inspirational role model to generations young and old”.
🎖⁰The Captain becomes a Colonel 🎖⁰
The Queen recognises @captaintommoore's remarkable fundraising achievement with an honour. Join #CaptainTomMoore and his family on #BBCBreakfast to celebrate from 0800 on @BBCOne 🎂🎁 pic.twitter.com/zr5dhRsaJh
— BBC Breakfast (@BBCBreakfast) April 30, 2020
Colonel Tom originally set out to raise £1000 by walking 100 times around his garden in Bedfordshire.
Along with his string of achievements, he’s also sitting at the top of the charts with his cover of You’ll Never Walk Alone alongside Michael Ball.
He also has a Pride of Britain award for his incredible fundraising efforts.
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