Killed in action, 1 March 1970 – booby trap. Sgt Gordon Watt was the RNZAF's only fatal casualty of the Vietnam War. He remains the only air force member killed as a result of enemy action since 1945.
Originally buried in Singapore, Sgt Watt's body was exhumed from Ulu Pandan Cemetery, cremated, and his ashes returned to New Zealand. He ashes were then reburied in Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth on 1 May 1976.