In Pictures: Country comes together to clap for Captain Sir Tom Moore

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The family of Captain Sir Tom Moore joined the country in paying an emotional tribute to the fundraising veteran with a nationwide clap.

Sir Tom, who raised more than £32 million for the NHS during the first coronavirus lockdown by walking laps of his garden in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, died aged 100 on Tuesday.

Captain Sir Tom Moore’s daughter Hannah Ingram-Moore, grandson Benji, granddaughter Georgia and son-in-law Colin Ingram outside his home in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, joining in with a nationwide clap in honour of the 100-year-old charity fundraiser who died on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19
Captain Sir Tom Moore’s daughter Hannah Ingram-Moore, grandson Benji, granddaughter Georgia and son-in-law Colin Ingram outside his home in Marston Moretaine joining in with a nationwide clap in honour of the 100-year-old charity fundraiser (Joe Giddens/PA)
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds stand outside 10 Downing Street, London, to join in with a nationwide clap in honour of Captain Sir Tom Moore, the 100-year-old charity fundraiser who died on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds paid tribute outside 10 Downing Street (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
Staff at Bedford Hospital were out in force for the nationwide clap
Staff at Bedford Hospital were out in force for the nationwide clap (Jacob King/PA)
Residents from the village of Marston Moretaine join in with a nationwide clap in honour of Captain Sir Tom Moore, the 100-year-old charity fundraiser who died on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19
Residents in Marston Moretaine, Sir Tom’s home village, showed their appreciation (Joe Giddens/PA)
Junior soldiers at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, joining in with a nationwide clap in honour of Captain Sir Tom Moore, the 100-year-old charity fundraiser who died on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19
Junior soldiers at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, clapped for Sir Tom, who was made honorary colonel of the military establishment (Peter Byrne/PA)
Police officers outside the Bridewell police station in Bristol city centre joining in with a nationwide clap in honour of Captain Sir Tom Moore, the 100-year-old charity fundraiser who died on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19
Officers paid their respects outside Bridewell police station in Bristol city centre (Ben Birchall/PA)
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon takes part in a doorstep clap in memory of Captain Sir Tom Moore at St Andrew's House, Edinburgh
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon took part at St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh (Callum Moffat/Daily Record/PA)
Members of the public stand in front of a tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore at the Piccadilly Circus lights, central London, as they join in with a nationwide clap in honour of the 100-year-old charity fundraiser who died on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19
Members of the public stand in front of a tribute to Sir Tom at the Piccadilly Circus lights in central London as they joined in with the nationwide clap (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
The London Eye and buildings along the South Bank were lit up with the colours of the Union flag during a nationwide clap in honour of Captain Sir Tom Moore
The London Eye and buildings along the South Bank were lit up with the colours of the Union flag during the nationwide clap (Jonathan Brady/PA)

Earlier in the day, there was an outpouring of affection for Sir Tom, with floral tributes laid across the country.

Noelle Simmons, four, leaves a floral tribute outside the home of Captain Sir Tom Moore in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire
Noelle Simmons, four, leaves a floral tribute outside the home of Sir Tom in Marston Moretaine (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
Tributes at the plaque in Town Hall Square, Keighley in tribute to 100-year-old charity fundraiser Captain Sir Tom Moore who died on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19
Tributes at the plaque in Town Hall Square, Keighley, the West Yorkshire town where the veteran was born (Richard McCarthy/PA)
Floral tributes outside the home of Captain Sir Tom Moore in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire. The 100-year-old charity fundraiser died on Tuesday after testing positive for Covid-19
Fond words for Sir Tom outside his home in Marston Moretaine (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)