CAPTAIN Sir Tom Moore was given a hero’s send-off as the nation bid him farewell yesterday.
The NHS fundraiser received a 14-gun salute and an RAF flypast as he was laid to rest.
Six soldiers from his Yorkshire Regiment carried his coffin – draped in the Union flag – into Bedford Crematorium for a funeral Capt Sir Tom planned himself.
A C-47 Dakota soared overhead before the service, which was only attended by immediate family in accordance with Covid restrictions.
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