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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
    1343 hits
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    1027 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1597 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1230 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1591 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
    836 hits
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1401 hits
  • Bungalow Bungalow
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  • Bungalow Bungalow
    1128 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    699 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    866 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    860 hits
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    1690 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    821 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    870 hits
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    830 hits
  • Untitles Untitles
    1150 hits
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    1077 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
    916 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    910 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    968 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
    1230 hits
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    977 hits
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    904 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    882 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    797 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    882 hits
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    914 hits
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    795 hits
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    844 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    796 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
    905 hits
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    893 hits
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    885 hits
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    1289 hits
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    863 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1756 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    767 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    779 hits