The Royal Canadian Air Force will be performing a flyby this afternoon, in honour of one of Moose Jaw's last World War II veterans.
Allen Cameron passed away on Aug. 29 at the age of 98.
Two CT-156 Harvard II will fly over the Moose Jaw Funeral Home at around 2 p.m. to mark the end of the ceremony.
Both 15 Wing Commander, Col. Daniel Coutts and Wing Chief Warrant Officer, CWO Rachel Fox will attend the Celebration of Life.
Cameron was born on May 18, 1925, in Saskatoon. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941 and moved to Moose Jaw where he did his basic training. He dreamed of being a pilot but a colour deficiency kept him from reaching that dream.
Cameron enrolled to become an Air Frame Mechanic and on June 24, 1944, he went overseas to work on planes during the Second World War.
His service took him to Italy where he worked with the 417 Spitfire Squadron.
Cameron eventually retired from the Air Force but stayed in Moose Jaw.
Throughout his life, Cameron had a passion for singing. This past season, he sang the national anthem at a Moose Jaw Warriors hockey game at the age of 98.
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