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Etusivu / 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
    1645 osumat
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    1283 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1878 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1499 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1862 osumat
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1587 osumat
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1640 osumat
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    1037 osumat
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1679 osumat
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    1258 osumat
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    1394 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    835 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    1046 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    1042 osumat
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    2008 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    1002 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    1055 osumat
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    1000 osumat
  • Untitles Untitles
    1287 osumat
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    1312 osumat
  • 15 August 1947 15 August 1947
    1580 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    931 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    899 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    999 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1809 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1209 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1095 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1091 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1155 osumat
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    968 osumat
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    897 osumat
  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
    1454 osumat
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    1180 osumat
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    1064 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    1093 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    1010 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    1079 osumat
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    1089 osumat
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    942 osumat
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    1031 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    950 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    1089 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    1109 osumat
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    1034 osumat
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    1064 osumat
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    1485 osumat
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    1030 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1936 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    893 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    908 osumat