Sergeant Butts is a Military Police non-commissioned officer who was serving at the Marston Tyne military prison whilst Second Lieutenant Dan Danko was a prisoner there. After Danko took the role of the leader of the "Dirty Dozen" he made a request to Major General Worth that he wanted Butts to help train the men & be part of the mission.

Duiring the mission Butts is shot & wounded but he survives & returns to England with the other seven survivors of the team.