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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
    1244 osumat
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    950 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1493 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1141 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1501 osumat
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1254 osumat
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1291 osumat
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    781 osumat
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1313 osumat
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    917 osumat
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    1050 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    649 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    803 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    799 osumat
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    1556 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    763 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    810 osumat
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    771 osumat
  • Untitles Untitles
    1100 osumat
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    994 osumat
  • 15 August 1947 15 August 1947
    1339 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    682 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    651 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    728 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1535 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    952 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    845 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    836 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    903 osumat
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    736 osumat
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    682 osumat
  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
    1147 osumat
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    913 osumat
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    838 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    807 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    732 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    814 osumat
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    854 osumat
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    733 osumat
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    781 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    732 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    851 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    838 osumat
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    835 osumat
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    818 osumat
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    1215 osumat
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    798 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1673 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    718 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    729 osumat