Bandt, Richard Otto
Bandt, Richard Otto an English Methodist preacher, was born in Germany, Jan. 5, 1847. He emigrated to Australia in his youth, was educated at a Jesuit college, but attended the Bible Christian ministry, and was converted, and laid himself out for service in the Church and among the railway men at Burra. In 1869 he joined the itinerant ministry, and gave promise of much usefulness, being able to preach in English, French, and German; but his career was cut short by death in 1872. See Minutes of the Bible Christian Conference, 1873.