Benjamin Donald Guttenplan
Iyyar 3, 5714
August 10, 1980
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.
Served from June 1, 1952 to May 5, 1954