Private William H. Cimmickel, born on May 14, 1896 in Le Mars, Iowa, was the oldest son of Charles Warren and Olive Eugenia (Crane) Cummickel.
He entered the Army on his 22nd birthday, May 14, 1918,and was in Company G, 7th Ammunition Training. He died in a base hospital in France (possibly near Toul)on Oct 1, 1918 of complications from the Spanish influena and pneumonia.
Private Crane was originally buried on French soil with his remains being returned to Topeka, Kansas in August of 1920 with a final interment in Topeka Cemetery.
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