Thomas Robb, known as Tom, who died at the age of 99. Former army veterans stand at attention at the funeral of Thomas Robb. The family of Tom Robb arrive for the funeral service. Tom served in France, Africa, the Middle East and Italy. Tom earned a host of medals during his service. Tom's funeral took place at Stranton Crematorium. Armed forces organisations from across Teesside carried standards at the funeral. Organisations represented at the funeral includedHartlepool Royal Air Force Association and Hartlepool Royal Engineers. Green Howards, Coldstream Guards Association and Royal Army Service Corps are also represented. Tom's daughter Janet said her father would have been proud of the send off. Janet said: He was very modest and would never have expected it. Veterans from across the North East attended to pay their respects. Tom's coffin was carried into the chapel to Magic Moments by Perry Como. Standard bearers lower their standards as army veteran Tom Robb's coffin is carried into Stranton Crematorium. David Stacey, of Hartlepool RAFA, helped organise the funeral. David said: Tom was a special man, he served his country so various veterans organisations came out to recognise what he did. A bugler plays during the funeral service of Army veteran Tom Robb held at Stranton Crematorium. Recognising Tom's dedication and work at the funeral service. Remembering Tom at Stranton Crematorium. Reverend Margaret Robb waits to take the funeral service of her dad. The cortege of army veteran Tom Robb arrives at Stranton Crematorium. Tom often spoke to his cihldren and grandchildren about the war. Tom was very principled and generous, always there for others.