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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
    983 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1545 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1188 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1545 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
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  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
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  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
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  • Bungalow Bungalow
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  • Bungalow Bungalow
    1084 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    669 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
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  • Garden Party Garden Party
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  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
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  • Garden Party Garden Party
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  • Garden Party Garden Party
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  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    803 hits
  • Untitles Untitles
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  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
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  • 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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  • 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
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  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    881 hits
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    759 hits
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    808 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    762 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
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  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    847 hits
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
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  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
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  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
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  • Untitled Untitled
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  • Untitled Untitled
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