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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
    1126 osumat
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    855 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1337 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    993 osumat
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1318 osumat
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1140 osumat
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1161 osumat
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    722 osumat
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1199 osumat
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    831 osumat
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    942 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    597 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    727 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    742 osumat
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    1414 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    700 osumat
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    734 osumat
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    693 osumat
  • Untitles Untitles
    1020 osumat
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    895 osumat
  • 15 August 1947 15 August 1947
    1237 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    605 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    575 osumat
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    645 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1427 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    861 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    748 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    739 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    808 osumat
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    651 osumat
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    600 osumat
  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
    1011 osumat
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    813 osumat
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    774 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    738 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    672 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    747 osumat
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    778 osumat
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    643 osumat
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    701 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    659 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    784 osumat
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    753 osumat
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    763 osumat
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    739 osumat
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    1085 osumat
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    726 osumat
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1548 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    644 osumat
  • Untitled Untitled
    669 osumat