Hugo Fechter

born 1885
died 31 August 1940 in Brandenburg
Stumbling stone Samaritan Institutions, Langewahler Straße 70
Date of stone-laying 2 December 2017

Hugo Fechter was born in 1885. He lived in several sanatoriums, among others in the Samaritan Institutions Fürstenwalde/Spree in Ketschendorf. In the course of “Aktion T4”, a mass-murder campaign involving the involuntary euthanasia of sick and dis­abled people, he was transferred to the State Mental Hospital Görden in Branden­burg an der Havel. He was murdered there in the euthanasia programme’s killing centre on 31 August 1940.