Brigadier General J E S Brind took charge of Military Intelligence GHQ in Dublin . Hill Dillon was his number two
Hill Dillon was the first man to run the "Directorate of Military Operations and Intelligence" after Irish Independence. It was "responsible for military intelligence work in southen Ireland". Brind succeeded him in this post
1881 Living with grandparents at 42 Blessington Rd, Lee
1891 census at Connaught House School, Blackdown
1901 census not found
1911 census : John Edward Spencer Brind. ,Captain, No 2 Mountain Battery R G A, No 2 Mountain Battery RGA, Jutogh, India. Age 33, married, born St Helena.
1915 Jun 15 DSO Major J. E. S. Brind, Royal Artillery.
1921 Jul, Brind - Colonel - British Army representative at Final drafting of Truce
1925 Aug 1. Col. Comdt., R.A.—Col. J. E. S. Brind, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., from D.D. of M.O. & I., relinquishes the temp, rank of Col. on the Staff and is granted the rank of temp. Col. Comdt. whilst so empld. 1st Aug. 1925. (Substituted for the notification in the Gazette of the 11th Aug. 1925
British Military intelligence in Dublin