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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
    1343 osumat
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    1027 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1597 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1230 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1591 osumat
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1338 osumat
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1382 osumat
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    836 osumat
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1401 osumat
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    999 osumat
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    1128 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    699 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    866 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    860 osumat
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    1690 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    821 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    870 osumat
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    830 osumat
  • Untitles Untitles
    1150 osumat
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    1077 osumat
  • 15 August 1947 15 August 1947
    1405 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    744 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    713 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    807 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1614 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1021 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    916 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    910 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    968 osumat
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    796 osumat
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    741 osumat
  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
    1230 osumat
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    977 osumat
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    904 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    882 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    797 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    882 osumat
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    914 osumat
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    795 osumat
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    844 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    796 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    918 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    905 osumat
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    893 osumat
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    885 osumat
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    1289 osumat
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    863 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1756 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    767 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    779 osumat