|courtesy of Des Philippet|
After Donald entered the Army he was sent to England and assigned to Headquarters Company 3rd Battalion 116th Infantry as a field lineman. He was with the unit for the D-Day landings on 6 Jun 1944 and was wounded on that day. Evacuated to hospital, he did not return to the unit until 5 Nov 1944. PVT Huckstedt was killed in action on 19 Nov 1944.
PVT Huckstedt is buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery.