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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
    1100 hits
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    839 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1308 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    967 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1291 hits
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1120 hits
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1139 hits
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    707 hits
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1175 hits
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    818 hits
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    921 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    585 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    715 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    726 hits
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    1387 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    684 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    715 hits
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    678 hits
  • Untitles Untitles
    1007 hits
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    869 hits
  • 15 August 1947 15 August 1947
    1218 hits
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    594 hits
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    560 hits
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
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  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1401 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    841 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    732 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    724 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    789 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
    588 hits
  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
    990 hits
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    797 hits
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    760 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    724 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    657 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    736 hits
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    761 hits
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    628 hits
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    685 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    645 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    767 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    736 hits
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    749 hits
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    728 hits
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    1065 hits
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    712 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1529 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    626 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    657 hits