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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
    1138 osumat
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    869 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1357 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1015 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1350 osumat
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1151 osumat
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1174 osumat
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    726 osumat
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1210 osumat
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    837 osumat
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    951 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    606 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    743 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    749 osumat
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    1440 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    704 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    745 osumat
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    701 osumat
  • Untitles Untitles
    1030 osumat
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    906 osumat
  • 15 August 1947 15 August 1947
    1251 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    615 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    583 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    651 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1443 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    872 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    759 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    750 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    816 osumat
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    663 osumat
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    613 osumat
  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
    1027 osumat
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    831 osumat
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    782 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    743 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    679 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    754 osumat
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    792 osumat
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    654 osumat
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    713 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    667 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    790 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    765 osumat
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    772 osumat
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    747 osumat
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    1099 osumat
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    732 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1567 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    659 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    680 osumat