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- Township: Embro & West Zorra
- Rank: Private
- Branch: Canadian Army
- Wars Served: World War II
- Years of service: November 1, 1942 - 1945
- Country enlisted with: Canada
Cyril Parker of East Zorra Township enlisted with the Canadian Army on Nov. 1, 1942, and for seven months trained in Listowel, in Stratford and at Camp Borden before going overseas. In England he broke his ankle while on night manoeuvres and spent several months in hospital there. In May 1945 he came home on sick leave. In 1988 he moved to 93 John St., Embro.