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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
    viste 1244
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    viste 950
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    viste 1493
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    viste 1141
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    viste 1500
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    viste 1254
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    viste 1291
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    viste 781
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    viste 1313
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    viste 917
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    viste 1050
  • Untitled Untitled
    viste 649
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    viste 802
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    viste 799
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    viste 1556
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    viste 763
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    viste 810
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    viste 771
  • Untitles Untitles
    viste 1100
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    viste 994
  • 15 August 1947 15 August 1947
    viste 1339
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    viste 682
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    viste 651
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    viste 728
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    viste 1535
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    viste 952
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    viste 845
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    viste 836
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    viste 903
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    viste 736
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    viste 682
  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
    viste 1147
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    viste 913
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    viste 838
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    viste 807
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    viste 732
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    viste 814
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    viste 854
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    viste 733
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    viste 781
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    viste 732
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    viste 851
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    viste 837
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    viste 835
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    viste 817
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    viste 1215
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    viste 798
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    viste 1673
  • Untitled Untitled
    viste 718
  • Untitled Untitled
    viste 729