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Startpagina / 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
    1248 hits
  • 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien 2nd Lt H J R O'Brien
    951 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1496 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1143 hits
  • Chaklala, 1934 Chaklala, 1934
    1503 hits
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1254 hits
  • 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers 251 IND ARMD Bdg Tpt Coy Officers
    1295 hits
  • Buttons & Co Buttons & Co
    783 hits
  • Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928 Baluch Regt Crest Multan 1928
    1314 hits
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    920 hits
  • Bungalow Bungalow
    1051 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    650 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    803 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    799 hits
  • Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar Fellow Officer in Baluch Reg Peshawar
    1558 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    763 hits
  • Garden Party Garden Party
    810 hits
  • Hastings Allahabad Hastings Allahabad
    772 hits
  • Untitles Untitles
    1102 hits
  • Karachi Boat Club Karachi Boat Club
    995 hits
  • 15 August 1947 15 August 1947
    1340 hits
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    683 hits
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    651 hits
  • Karachi Parade Karachi Parade
    728 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1539 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    953 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    845 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    836 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    905 hits
  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
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  • Lewis gun section on the range Lewis gun section on the range
    683 hits
  • Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928 Lieut. H.J.R. O'Brien, Multan 1928
    1147 hits
  • Lt. Col  H.J.R  O'Brien Lt. Col H.J.R O'Brien
    915 hits
  • Mahmond supply dump Mahmond supply dump
    839 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    808 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    732 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    814 hits
  • Jacob's Rifles Jacob's Rifles
    855 hits
  • South Waziristan Scouts South Waziristan Scouts
    734 hits
  • Major O'Brien Major O'Brien
    783 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    732 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    852 hits
  • Mahmond Mahmond
    839 hits
  • Mohd Din Stableward Bearer Mohd Din Stableward Bearer
    837 hits
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    819 hits
  • The Baluch Mess August 1929 The Baluch Mess August 1929
    1216 hits
  • Multan Officers Club Multan Officers Club
    800 hits
  • Parade, Karachi Parade, Karachi
    1675 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    718 hits
  • Untitled Untitled
    730 hits