Captain Sir Tom Moore’s heartbreaking final pic with family in message of hope

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This is Captain Sir Tom Moore’s final picture with his family that included a message of hope to his followers, urging them to smile to "brighten a day."

The war veteran died aged 100 on Tuesday, February 2, his daughter said in a statement, just two days after he had been moved to Bedford hospital.

Captain Sir Tom had been a beacon of hope to the UK amid the coronavirus pandemic and continued to share his enthusiasm for life up until his death.

In his final Instagram post, that was shared on January 17, Captain Sir Tom's page said the family had been "full of hope" from "all the stories" they've been hearing "of people young and old doing incredible things".

Alongside a picture of Captain Sir Tom and his family smiling, the page urged people to "unite" and "make a real difference".

The post said: "We're full of hope from all the stories we've been hearing of people young and old doing incredible things.

"They prove what everyone is capable of and if we all unite we can make a real difference.

"It doesn’t take much, even a smile can brighten a day."

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