Schmitt, Hermann (1899-1942)
Hermann Schmitt, born 20 June 1899, a German Mennonite of the Deutschhof congregation, was sent out in November 1926 by the Dutch Mennonite Missions Association as a missionary on Java, serving at Tajoe and Margoredjo. During World War II the ship on which Schmitt and his brother-in-law Otto Stauffer, also a missionary, were transported was torpedoed in the Indian Ocean on 18 January 1942, and both perished.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 468, 1148. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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