Ian O. Meikle, Lt.
Personal information
Age 24
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Ormiston and Phyllis Alma Meikle, Hornchurch, Essex, U.K
Military information
Army Number 193470
Rank Lt.
Function Gun Position Officer
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 1st Airlanding Light Regiment
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Royal Regiment of Artillery
Death information
Died when 21-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Near van Hofwegen Laundrey
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 2-B-11
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Lt. Meikle was acting as spotter for Major Cain (VC) when the latter was fighting his heroic battle against the tanks near the van Hofwegen Landrey at the south-eastern perimeter north of the old Church. He was killed by fire from one of the tanks.

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Ian O. Meikle, Lt.
Personal information
Age 24
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of Ormiston and Phyllis Alma Meikle, Hornchurch, Essex, U.K
Military information
Army Number 193470
Rank Lt.
Function Gun Position Officer
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron 1st Airlanding Light Regiment
Unit / Group Unknown
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Royal Regiment of Artillery
Death information
Died when 21-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Near van Hofwegen Laundrey
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Oosterbeek, War Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 2-B-11
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

Lt. Meikle was acting as spotter for Major Cain (VC) when the latter was fighting his heroic battle against the tanks near the van Hofwegen Landrey at the south-eastern perimeter north of the old Church. He was killed by fire from one of the tanks.

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