July 17 Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will make a knights of the 100-year-old Tom Moore, who became a world celebrity, collecting donations for doctors in the midst of a pandemic COVID-19. This is with reference to the press service of the Buckingham Palace announced the publication of the Daily Express.
The ceremony of investiture held at Windsor castle will be closed, sir Thomas Moore will be accompanied by members of his family, the statement said.
For dedication the Queen uses a sword that belonged to her late father, king George VI.
For the period of a pandemic, all the official ceremony with the participation of members of the Royal family was abolished, but Moore Elizabeth II will make an exception, the newspaper notes.
Moore in his Twitter called the invitation to the President a great honor. “Never thought it would happen to me,” wrote the veteran.
A message from Tom ‘I could never have imagined this would happen to me. It is such a huge honour and I am very much looking forward to meeting Her Majesty The Queen. It is going to be the most special of days for me’#FridayWillBeAGoodDay pic.twitter.com/zha2bCIMzi
— Captain Tom Moore (@captaintommoore) July 15, 2020