Queen Elizabeth II (94) has not let it take to beat personally the 100-year-old world war II veterans and record-breaking fundraiser Tom Moore for knight. Because of the Corona pandemic, the ceremony took place on Friday with the beautiful summer weather Outdoors at Windsor castle near London.
The Queen had cancelled in the past few months, almost all of the official dates. That you received Moore, in spite of Coronavirus-crisis, is regarded as a special honor. The Queen took the knight a sword that once belonged to her father, George VI. First, you touched so easily Moore's right shoulder, then the left. The 94-Year-old is this Saturday, 25.000 days in office, longer than any other British Monarch.
Moore had collected with a charity run at the Walker in the Corona-crisis, nearly 33 million pounds (about 36 million Euro), and it is in the Guinness book of world records made. The money went to the chronically under-funded national health service NHS. The old gentleman has in the UK, in the meantime cult status. With his action animated, he runs to Donate to, other Brits. As guests of the Moores family was admitted, including his two grandchildren.
Actually, the Senior with only 1000 pounds had been expected to donate. He wanted to be in the "wonderful" NHS staff who had helped him in the treatment of skin cancer and a broken hip The rounds at the Walker, the Senior graduated in his garden in the village of Marston Moretaine, near Cambridge.Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 11:19