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Hermann Schmitt, born 20 June 1899, a German Mennonite of the [[Deutschhof (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Deutschhof congregation]], was sent out in November 1926 by the [[Doopsgezinde Zendingsraad|Dutch Mennonite Missions Association]] as a missionary on [[Java (Indonesia)|Java]], serving at [[Taju (Java, Indonesia)|Taju]] and [[Margoredjo Mennonite Mission (Jawa, Indonesia)|Margoredjo]]. During World War II the ship on which Schmitt and his brother-in-law [[Stauffer, Otto (1904-1942)|Otto Stauffer]], also a missionary, were transported was torpedoed in the Indian Ocean on 18 January 1942, and both perished.
 
Hermann Schmitt, born 20 June 1899, a German Mennonite of the [[Deutschhof (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Deutschhof congregation]], was sent out in November 1926 by the [[Doopsgezinde Zendingsraad|Dutch Mennonite Missions Association]] as a missionary on [[Java (Indonesia)|Java]], serving at [[Taju (Java, Indonesia)|Taju]] and [[Margoredjo Mennonite Mission (Jawa, Indonesia)|Margoredjo]]. During World War II the ship on which Schmitt and his brother-in-law [[Stauffer, Otto (1904-1942)|Otto Stauffer]], also a missionary, were transported was torpedoed in the Indian Ocean on 18 January 1942, and both perished.
 
 
 
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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 Taju 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.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Schmitt, Hermann (1899-1942)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 29 Sep 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schmitt,_Hermann_(1899-1942)&oldid=77560.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Schmitt, Hermann (1899-1942). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 September 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schmitt,_Hermann_(1899-1942)&oldid=77560.




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