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Heim / 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.

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  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
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  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
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  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
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  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
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  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
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  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
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  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
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  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
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  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
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  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
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  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
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  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
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  • Mahmond Mahmond
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  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
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  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
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  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
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  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
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