Melarned is an officer under Rodel Ituralde.
He is squat.
He is with Ituralde's force when they destroy the Seanchan force outside Darluna. He is also with Ituralde when they decide to make their last stand in an Ogier stedding in Arad Doman. While there, they are visited by The Dragon Reborn who offers them a way out by serving him instead.