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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. 23 Nov 2014. 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 23 November 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Schmitt,_Hermann_(1899-1942)&oldid=77560.




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