Fundraising hero Captain Sir Tom Moore has been knighted by the Queen during a special private ceremony at Windsor Castle.
The 100-year-old Second World War veteran has been recognised for his outstanding fundraising achievements, raising almost £33 million for the NHS by walking laps of his garden.
The former Army officer was joined by his family for the ceremony which took place in Windsor Castle's quadrangle.
The Queen has been shielding at her famous Berkshire home for much of the lockdown with the Duke of Edinburgh, and the event was her first face-to-face royal engagement with a member of the public since March - albeit with social distancing.
With her father, King George VI's sword in her hand, Her Majesty lightly touched Sir Tom first on his right shoulder then his left with the blade - dubbing him a knight.
But donations soon flooded in with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying the veteran "provided us all with a beacon of light through the fog of coronavirus" and recommended he be knighted.