A collection of photographs and images of British India

By using this site, you agree we can set and use cookies. For more details of these cookies and how to disable them, see our cookie policy.

 

     
 

Tuis / 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
    1244 besoeke
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    950 besoeke
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1493 besoeke
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1141 besoeke
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1501 besoeke
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1254 besoeke
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1292 besoeke
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    781 besoeke
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1313 besoeke
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    918 besoeke
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    1050 besoeke
  • Untitled Untitled
    650 besoeke
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    803 besoeke
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    799 besoeke
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    1556 besoeke
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    763 besoeke
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    810 besoeke
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    771 besoeke
  • Untitles Untitles
    1101 besoeke
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    994 besoeke
  • 15 August 1947 15 August 1947
    1340 besoeke
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    682 besoeke
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    651 besoeke
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    728 besoeke
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1535 besoeke
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    952 besoeke
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    845 besoeke
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    836 besoeke
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    903 besoeke
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    737 besoeke
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    682 besoeke
  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
    1147 besoeke
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    914 besoeke
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    838 besoeke
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    808 besoeke
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    732 besoeke
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    814 besoeke
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    855 besoeke
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    733 besoeke
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    781 besoeke
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    732 besoeke
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    851 besoeke
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    838 besoeke
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    836 besoeke
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    818 besoeke
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    1215 besoeke
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    798 besoeke
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1674 besoeke
  • Untitled Untitled
    718 besoeke
  • Untitled Untitled
    730 besoeke