June 25, 2018

Tammuz 12, 5778


Benjamin Donald Guttenplan


Iyyar 3, 5714

August 10, 1980 to May 5, 1954

Born August 10, 1930 in Greenville, SC. Entered the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1948 and joined the NROTC as a Midshipman 2/C. Graduated from UCLA in June 1952 and became an Ensign in the Navy. He served aboard ship at sea during the Korean War. He was promoted to LTJG in 1953 and Joined the Naval Air Corps. He died on May 5, 1954 with his crew when his airplane went down on a training flight.

U.S. Navy

Served from June 1, 1952 to May 5, 1954