Ord Meilke was born in Edinburgh in 1884 and from the 1901 census at the age of 17 we know that he was a member of the Boy Royal Scots Fusilers.
He resided at Fort Matilda in Gourock with his wife Ethel and young family. His three children were named Henry, Ethel and Grace. He moved the family to Feltham in London, in order to have easier access during the War.
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He is remembered at Feltham War Memorial in London