Thursday, September 15, 2016

SSG Donald J. Kerstetter

SSG Donald J. Kerstetter was born in 1917 to Charles Augustus and Mary May (Thew) Kerstetter.  His father was a long time public school teacher. 

Donald was working as a driver when he was drafted in April 1943.  After his initial training he was sent to Europe and on 11 Aug 1944 was transferred from the replacement depot to B Company 116th Infantry as a CPL.  He was promoted to SSG on 13 Sep 1944.  SSG Kerstetter was killed in action on 15 Sep 1944.  

SSG Kerstetter is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.

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