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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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old'uns wrote:
20 May 2020, 22:48
Ah, hopefully they both make it........

Now why the hell did I say Colonel?
He was recently made an honorary Colonel.
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old'uns wrote:
20 May 2020, 22:48
Ah, hopefully they both make it........

Now why the hell did I say Colonel?
Because he is an honorary Colonel but his title will be Sir Captain Tom Moor.
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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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Not quite true. He will be Captain Sir Tom Moore.

When you are knighted you actually get a new name. Usually it's just your original name with Sir at the front but you don't have to do this. For example, I think that Elton John is now Sir Elton John not Sir Reg Dwight.

Then, because your new name now includes the Sir, any professional titles then go in front of that.

Examples :
Professor Sir Bernard Lovell
General Sir Mike Jackson (actually General Sir Michael David Jackson)
Professor Sir David King
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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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Because Colonel is an honorary title he has been given - not a commissioned rank.
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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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A knighthood for him:
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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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good result.... =D>
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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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I have some worrying news. According to the BBC Captain (Colonel) Sir Tom Moore is in hospital having tested positive for COVID-19. He also has pneumonia.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-b ... s-55881508

According to this article he has NOT received a COVID-19 vaccination because of the medication he is on for the pneumonia.
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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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RIP Captain Sir Tom Moore.

Thank you for what you did.
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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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My tribute run to Sir Tom this morning... A true hero and an an inspiration to us all..
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RIP Sir Tom...
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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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A quite incredible man, he certainly did more for queen and country than many others.
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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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A touching interview on the BBC with Captain Sir Tom's family this morning.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-b ... s-56085814
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Re: Captain Tom Moore

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Utterly disgraceful the way the trolls are trying to demean his contributions. I can't fathom their reasoning.