Honours & Awards:
Lieutenant Richard Hutchings was awarded the DSC for his actions during operations on the Falkland Islands.
CitationLieutenant Hutchings RM, 846 Naval Air Squadron, made an important contribution to the planning and conduct of operations by the use of his skills as a Combat Survival Instructor. He completed eight operational missions with dogged determination and courage, demonstrating great resilience under trying circumstances. The personal courage over a prolonged period shown by Lieutenant Hutchings was of the highest order. Source London Gazettes Supp. 49134, page 12837.
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