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Home / Personal Collections / Lt Col Ron O'Brien, Indian Army [141]

Lt. Col H.J.R. O'Brien was born in Nainital, India in 1906 where his father worked as a civil engineer. Educated at Bedford Public School, he entered Sandhurst and was commissioned in 1927 as a 2nd Lt in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Seconded to the 10th Baluch regt of the Indian Army. He saw active service in the Mahmond campaigning in the early 1930's. During the second world war, he served with the Royal Indian Army Service Corps. His last nine months of his Army career were with CRIASC, HQ South Burma, Rangoon. Discharged with the rank of Lt. Col on Indian Independence he returned to Ireland in 1948.

  • 1st Lt H J R O'Brien 1st Lt H J R O'Brien
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  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    855 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1337 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    993 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1318 hits
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
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  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1161 hits
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    722 hits
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1199 hits
  • Bungalow Bungalow
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  • Bungalow Bungalow
    942 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    598 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    727 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    742 hits
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
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  • Garden Party Garden Party
    700 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    734 hits
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    693 hits
  • Untitles Untitles
    1021 hits
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    895 hits
  • 15 August 1947 15 August 1947
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  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
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  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
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  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
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  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
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  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
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  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    748 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    740 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    808 hits
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
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  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
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  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
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  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    813 hits
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    775 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    739 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
    747 hits
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    778 hits
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    644 hits
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    701 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    763 hits
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    739 hits
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
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  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    726 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
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  • Untitled Untitled
    644 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    669 hits