- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Warrant Officer
- No. 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron, Royal Air Force
- Awarded on:
- September 14th, 1943
"This Warrant Officer has completed two tours of operational duty involving more than 300 flying hours. During his second tour he has attacked targets such as Bremen, Essen, and Cologne and has encountered much intense opposition. Warrant Officer Dutton has, at all times, displayed great keenness and efficiency setting a fine example to the other air gunners aof the Squadron. "
The investiture took place on June 22nd, 1945 at Buckingham Palace.