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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
    1269 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1865 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1484 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1848 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
    1382 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    827 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    1032 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    1037 hits
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    1995 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
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  • Garden Party Garden Party
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  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    987 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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  • 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
    1172 hits
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    1051 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
    1069 hits
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    1082 hits
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    932 hits
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
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  • 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
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  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
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  • 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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