Mecht was a middle-aged Human male soldier who served as a member of Red Hand Squadron during the Galactic Civil War. Prior to his service in the Rebellion, he was a slave of the Galactic Empire until he was freed. He participated in the capture of Helot's Shackle. After the mission was a success, he participated in the Battle of Toprawa where, he along with Red Squadron, was wiped out, as they formed the rearguard for the theft of the Death Star Plans.
- Rebel Dawn (First appearance)