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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
    1219 hits
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    932 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1455 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1114 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1468 hits
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1228 hits
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1263 hits
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    766 hits
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1286 hits
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    898 hits
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    1029 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    636 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    780 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    784 hits
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    1537 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    745 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    787 hits
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    748 hits
  • Untitles Untitles
    1080 hits
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    974 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
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  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    815 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    887 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
    1119 hits
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    895 hits
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    823 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    789 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    719 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    799 hits
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    840 hits
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    716 hits
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    764 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    712 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
    821 hits
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    815 hits
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    804 hits
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    1183 hits
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    782 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
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  • Untitled Untitled
    702 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    714 hits