Sarah, also known as Fergie by fans and friends, paid a touching tribute to Captain Tom as he turns 100. The Duchess of York wrote on Twitter: “Colonel Thomas, Happy birthday and to Pamela in your heart, 100 years and together you are so strong”.
Fergie also published a picture of Captain Tom holding his new award and a black and white photograph showing the young soldier alongside his wife Pamela on their wedding day.
The veteran and Pamela married in 1968 and had two daughters, Lucy and Hannah.
After Pamela died in 2006, Captain Tom moved in with Hannah, her husband and their two children in their home in Bedfordshire.
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