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Oerip Soemohardjo

Oerip Soemohardjo ([urp sumohardo]; Perfected

Spelling: Urip Sumoharjo, 22 February 1893 17
November 1948) was an Indonesian general and the first
chief of staff of the Indonesian National Armed Forces. He
received several awards from the Indonesian government,
including the title National Hero of Indonesia in 1964.
Born in Purworejo, Dutch East Indies, Oerip exhibited
leadership skills from an early age. As his parents wanted
him to become a regent, after elementary school Oerip was
sent to the School for Native Government Employees in
Magelang. His mother died during his second year at the
school, and Oerip left to undertake military training in
Meester Cornelis, Batavia (modern-day Jatinegara, Jakarta).
Upon graduating in 1914, he became a lieutenant in the
Royal Netherlands East Indies Army; during almost 25 years
of service he was stationed on three different islands and
promoted several times, eventually becoming the highestranking Native officer in the country.
Oerip resigned from his position in about 1938 after a
disagreement with the regent of Purworejo, where he had
been stationed. He and his wife Rohmah then moved to a
village near Yogyakarta, where they established a large
garden and villa. After Nazi Germany invaded the
Netherlands in May 1940 Oerip was recalled to active duty.
When the Empire of Japan occupied the Indies less than two
years later, Oerip was arrested and detained in a prisoner-ofwar camp for three and a half months. He spent the rest of
the occupation at his villa.
On 14 October 1945, several months after Indonesia
proclaimed its independence, Oerip was declared the chief
of staff and interim leader of the newly formed army.
Working to build a united force from the fractured former
military groups in the country, Oerip received little oversight
owing to irregularities in the chain of command. On
12 November 1945 General Sudirman was selected as leader

Oerip in uniform, c. 1947

Birth name

Mohammad Sidik


22 February 1893
Purworejo, Dutch East Indies


17 November 1948 (aged 55)

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Buried at

Kusumanegara Heroes' Cemetery

(748!10"S 11023!2"E)


Dutch East Indies (1914

1939, 1942)

Indonesia (19451948)
Years of

191439, 1942, 194548

Lieutenant General
General (posthumous)


Indonesian National Revolution


National Hero of Indonesia

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of the armed forces, while Oerip remained as chief of staff. The two oversaw almost three years of development
during the Indonesian National Revolution, until Oerip resigned in early 1948 because of the political
leadership's lack of trust in the army. His health deteriorated; he was already suffering from a weak heart, and he
died of a heart attack a few months later. He was posthumously promoted to full general.

1 Early life
2 Royal Netherlands East Indies Army
3 Civilian life and Japanese occupation
4 Indonesian National Revolution and death
5 Legacy
6 Notes
7 References

Early life
Oerip Soemohardjo was born Moehammad Sidik ("Little
Muhammad"[1]) in his family's home in Sindurjan, Purworejo, Dutch
East Indies (a colony of the Netherlands), on 22 February 1893.[2] He
was the first son born to Soemohardjo, a headmaster and son of a local
Muslim leader, and his wife,[a] the daughter of Raden Tumenggung
Widjojokoesoemo, the regent of Trenggalek;[4] the family later had two
more sons, Iskandar and Soekirno,[5] as well as three daughters.[6] The
boys were raised partly by servants, and at a young age Sidik began
showing leadership qualities, commanding groups of neighbourhood
children in fishing and games of football. The brothers attended the
school for Javanese headed by their father, and as a result received
special treatment; this led to them becoming complacent and frequently

The Soemohardjo family home in


In his second year of school, Sidik fell from a candlenut tree and lost consciousness.[7][8] After he awoke, his
mother sent a letter to Widjojokoesoemo, who decided that Sidik's name was the cause of his misbehaviour.[b]
In reply, Widjojokoesoemo wrote that Sidik should be renamed Oerip, which means "alive".[11] When he
recovered fully, his family decided that the newly renamed Oerip who continued to misbehave should study
at the local Dutch School for Girls (Europese Lagere Meisjesschool); the schools for boys were full and they
hoped that the girls' school would improve Oerip's skill in Dutch, the language of the regime, as well as his
temperament.[7] After a year in the girls' school, in which Oerip became calmer, he was sent to a Dutch-run

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school for boys.[12] However, his academic results continued to be poor.[13] Beginning in his final year of
elementary school, he often visited his friend's father, an ex-soldier who had served in Aceh for twenty years, to
listen to the old man's stories, which inspired Oerip to join the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (Koninklijk
Nederlands Indisch Leger, or KNIL).[14]
After passing an exam for would-be state employees[15] and several months of preparations, Oerip moved to
Magelang in 1908 to attend the School for Native Government Employees (Opleidingsschool Voor Inlandse
Ambtenaren, or OSVIA);[16] his parents intended for him to become a regent like his grandfather.[17] The
following year his brothers joined him.[18] After his mother died in 1909, Oerip sank into a months-long bout of
depression[6] and became withdrawn.[19]
After finishing the year at OSVIA, he decided to enrol at the military academy in Meester Cornelis, Batavia
(modern-day Jatinegara, Jakarta). He went there directly from Magelang, and told his brothers to inform their
father, who disapproved of his son's choice.[6][20] Soemohardjo initially attempted to bribe his son with 1,000
gulden to return to OSVIA, but eventually agreed to pay for Oerip's tuition.[21] After his training, during which
he found military life enjoyable, Oerip graduated from the academy in October 1914 and became a second
lieutenant in the KNIL.[2][22][23]

Royal Netherlands East Indies Army

After several days visiting his father in Purworejo, Oerip returned to Meester Cornelis where he took up a
posting to Battalion XII.[24] Even though he was the smallest man in the unit and the only native,[25] he was
placed in a position of leadership.[24] A year and half later he was sent to Banjarmasin, Borneo.[2][24] After a
period patrolling the jungles outside Puruk Cahu and Muara Tewe, he was sent to Tanah Grogot, followed by
Balikpapan. While stationed there Oerip was promoted to first lieutenant but faced discrimination as a native in
the Dutch forces. In Banjarmasin he had convinced his commander to strike an ordinance forbidding non-Dutch
officers from joining the football team, and by 1917 Oerip had received equal legal status with Dutch
officers.[2][26] After Balikpapan Oerip was further sent to Samarinda, Tarakan, and ultimately Malinau.[26]
In Malinau, Oerip patrolled the border between the Dutch East Indies and the British-controlled Kingdom of
Sarawak (part of modern-day Malaysia); he also worked to prevent conflicts and headhunting among Dayak
tribes.[27] One day, seven years after arriving in Borneo, Oerip returned from patrol to find his home had been
burned down. Upon the recommendation of a passing doctor, Oerip went back to Java, via Tarakan and
Surabaya, to Cimahi, where he spent several months in recovery from fatigue.[28]
Fully recovered, in 1923 Oerip was stationed in his hometown, Purworejo. In September 1925 Oerip was
transferred to Magelang to serve in the Marchausse te Voet (Foot Marshalry), a gendarmerie.[29] Initially
known to avoid women and under pressure to marry quickly, in Magelang Oerip became involved with Rohmah
Soebroto, the daughter of his former Javanese and Malay language teacher Soebroto and a distant relative of
female emancipation figure Kartini. The pair were engaged on 7 May 1926 and married on 30 June of the same

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year.[30][31][32] Also in Magelang, Oerip took on his father's name, which he used as a family name for dealing
with the Dutch.[c] Afterwards he began referring to himself by the full name of Oerip Soemohardjo, although
others continued to call him Oerip.[33]
The year after his marriage, Oerip and his wife were stationed in Ambarawa, where Oerip was tasked with
rebuilding a previously disbanded unit.[33] While training local recruits in place of the Dutch commander who
had yet to arrive, Oerip was promoted to captain.[34] After the Dutch commander arrived, in July 1928 Oerip
was given a year's leave, which he used to travel throughout Europe on a sightseeing trip with his wife. Upon
his return to the Indies, he was stationed at Meester Cornelis.[35]
In Meester Cornelis, Oerip began running training exercises; while stationed in Batavia, his father died.[34] In
1933, he was sent to Padang Panjang in Sumatra to deal with unrest that had already killed several Dutch
officers. His time in Padang Panjang passed uneventfully, and in July 1935 he was given leave to go to Europe
again.[36] He was also promoted to major at that time, which made him the highest-ranking native officer in the
KNIL.[37] The following year, upon his return to the Indies, he was stationed in Purworejo.[38] In mid-1938,
after a disagreement with the local regent,[d] Oerip was told to transfer to Gombong; he refused, then left the
KNIL and moved to his parents-in-law's home in Yogyakarta.[39][40]

Civilian life and Japanese occupation

In Yogyakarta, the unemployed Oerip took up orchid gardening. Soon after arriving, he and his wife bought a
villa in Gentan, north of the city. Although the villa was small, the couple used its 2 hectares (4.9 acres) of land
to open a large flower garden,[41] with their income subsidised by Oerip's pension from the KNIL.[42] At his
villa, named KEM (for Klaarheid en Moed, or "Purity and Bravery"), Oerip often received guests, both military
and civilian, from whom he received information about current events and to whom he gave advice regarding
military matters and politics.[43] In 1940, the pair adopted a four-year-old Dutch girl named Abby from an
orphanage in Semarang.[44]
Shortly thereafter, on 10 May 1940, when Nazi Germany invaded the Netherlands, Oerip was recalled to active
service. Three days after reporting to Colonel Pik in Magelang, he went to the KNIL headquarters in
Bandung,[45] where he was the first retired officer to report.[46] Afterwards, he and his family who had joined
him were transferred to Cimahi, where Oerip was tasked with establishing a new battalion depot. Several
native officers were stationed in northern parts of the Indies during 1941 in preparation for an expected attack
by the Empire of Japan, although Oerip stayed in Cimahi.[45]
After the Japanese occupied the Indies in early 1942, Oerip was held in a mixed prisoner of war camp in
Cimahi. Upon his release three and a half months later, Oerip refused an offer to form a new, Japanese-backed
police force and returned to KEM,[47][48] where he and his wife rented paddy fields to grow rice while
continuing to operate their flower garden.[49] To protect their land, they surrounded their property and home

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with a high bamboo fence.[50] Although no longer active in the military, Oerip occasionally received former
KNIL members, including Abdul Haris Nasution and Sunarmo, who brought news of events outside the village.
The couple continued their work, harassed and surveilled by the Japanese and pro-Japanese Indonesians, until
the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in early August 1945 signified that Japan would soon withdraw.[49] It
was during this period that Oerip began having heart problems.[51]

Indonesian National Revolution and death

After the Proclamation of Indonesian Independence
on 17 August 1945, Oerip and his family left KEM
for Rohma's parents' home in Yogyakarta.[52] When
the People's Safety Body (Badan Keamanan Rakjat,
or BKR) was formed on 23 August, Oerip led a
group of military commanders who petitioned for it
to be set up as a national military formation;[53][54]
a separate group, led by politician Oto Iskandar di
Nata, wanted the BKR to fulfil the functions of a
The first dedicated TKR headquarters, in Gondokusuman,
police organisation. The political leadership,
Yogyakarta; it is now the Dharma Wiratama Museum.
consisting of President Sukarno and Vice President
Mohammad Hatta, agreed to a compromise: it
became a police-style organisation, but most of its members had served in the military, either with the
Defenders of the Homeland (Pembela Tanah Air, or PETA) or the Heih.[53]
On 14 October 1945 nine days after the Indonesian National Armed Forces was formally established Oerip
was declared its Chief of Staff and interim leader, and left immediately for Jakarta.[e] In a cabinet meeting the
following day,[55] he was ordered to build a national army, headquartered in Yogyakarta,[f] in preparation for an
expected assault by Dutch troops coming to reclaim the Indies.[57] He departed for Yogyakarta on 16 October,
and arrived the following day. He first established the headquarters in a room at Hotel Merdeka, which he used
until the Sultan of Yogyakarta Hamengkubuwono IX donated land and a building for the army to use.[58]
With the BKR scattered under independent leadership throughout the country, the newly formed People's
Security Army (Tentara Keamaanan Rakjat or TKR, now known as the Tentara Nasional Indonesia) drew
officers mainly from the native members of the former KNIL.[57] However, these officers were poorly received
by Indonesian nationalists, who viewed them as mercenaries for having served in the Dutch forces. Meanwhile,
rank and file members of the TKR were drawn from numerous groups, including former PETA, current Pemuda
(young Indonesian revolutionaries), and the BKR.[55][59] Although Oerip set out a command structure, in reality
the army's hierarchy was provisional and depended heavily on the strength of local units.[60]

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Following a government decree on 20 October Oerip became subordinate to both the acting Minister of Defence
Soeljoadikoesoemo and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Soeprijadi. However, neither man showed
up to assume his duties. Soeprijadi, a PETA soldier who had led an uprising against Japanese forces in Blitar in
February 1945, was thought dead.[g] While Soeljohadikosomo's position remained unfilled, the guerrilla leader
Moestopo declared himself Minister of Defence. As such, Oerip had little oversight and felt pressured to
quickly establish a stable command structure.[61] On 2 November, he appointed leaders for military operations
in various parts of the country: Didi Kartasasmita for western Java, Soeratman for central Java, Mohammad for
eastern Java, and Soehardjo Hardjowardojo for Sumatra; each of these sub-commanders was given the rank of
major general.[62] Oerip also began appropriating weapons to different TKR commands. He took confiscated
Japanese weapons from well-equipped forces and distributed them as needed.[63] However, the results were less
successful than he had hoped. PETA had been organised locally during the Japanese occupation, and as such its
members were unable to accept a centralised leadership.[64]
On 12 November 1945, at the first general meeting of army leadership,
General Sudirman the leader of the Fifth Division in Purwokerto, who
had two years military experience and was 23 years younger than
Oerip was elected leader of the army following two deadlocked
votes.[65] In the third round, Oerip had 21 votes to Sudirman's 22.
Divisional commanders from Sumatra, who had voted unanimously,
swayed the vote in Sudirman's favour;[66] Oerip had lost votes because
some of the division leaders distrusted his history with the KNIL and the
oath he had taken to the Dutch motherland upon graduation.[67]
Although Sudirman was surprised at his selection and offered to
surrender the leadership position to Oerip, the meeting did not allow it;
Oerip himself was glad to no longer be in charge of the army. Sudirman
kept Oerip, by then a lieutenant general, to serve as chief of staff under
him.[68] While Sudirman remained unconfirmed, Oerip remained de jure
leader; however, the Indonesian journalist Salim Said writes that Oerip's
orders were at times unintelligible owing to the leader's poor command
of Indonesian and often ignored unless approved by Sudirman.[h][69]

General Sudirman was elected as

leader of the TKR on 12 November
1945. He kept Oerip as his chief of

When General Sudirman was approved on 18 December, he began

working to consolidate and unite the army. Meanwhile, Oerip handled day-to-day organisational and technical
issues.[70][68] Many of the details, such as company uniforms, he left to regional commanders.[i] However, to
deal with more important issues, such as establishing a military police and preventing enemy paratroopers from
landing, he passed edicts that applied nationally.[68]
Together, Sudirman and Oerip were able to address many of the differences between former KNIL and PETA
troops. The government also renamed the army twice in January 1946, first to the People's Security Army
(Tentara Keamanan Rakjat), then to the Army of the Republic of Indonesia (Tentara Repoeblik Indonesia, or
TRI). On 23 February 1946, Oerip was appointed head of the 11-member Committee to Reorganise the Army

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(Panitia Besar Reorganisasi Tentara), formed by presidential decree. After four months of discussion, on
17 May the committee gave its recommendations to Sukarno. Oerip was set to handle day-to-day operations of a
downsized army, while the Ministry of Defence was given greater bureaucratic power. Sudirman was kept as
leader of the army.[71][72]
As Minister of Defence Amir Sjarifuddin began establishing pro-leftist groups within the military, Oerip
became distrustful of the political leadership[73] and vehemently decried the government's attempts to use
soldiers' political affiliations to control the military.[74] Still, he and Sudirman continued to work to ensure that
paramilitary troops (laskar), which had arisen from the general populace, were included in the military. This
was realised on 3 June 1947, when the government declared the union of the laskar and TRI into a new military
organisation, the Indonesian National Armed Forces (Tentara Nasional Indonesia, or TNI). Meanwhile, Oerip
established a military academy in Yogyakarta.[73]
To meet the Dutch threat, Oerip intended to attack while the former
colonists were still consolidating their forces, a plan that was quashed by
the government's attempts at diplomacy. He preferred guerrilla tactics to
formal military conflicts, once telling a subordinate that the best attack
would be one with a hundred snipers hidden behind enemy lines.[75]
Oerip was strongly against the Renville Agreement, an ultimately
unsuccessful treaty that led to the withdrawal of 35,000 troops from
western Java and the formalisation of the Van Mook Line between
Dutch and Indonesian forces.[76] He saw the agreement, ratified on
17 January 1948, as a stalling tactic, giving the Dutch the chance to
Oerip's grave in Yogyakarta

strengthen their forces.[77] Meanwhile, Amir Sjarifuddin by then also

serving as prime minister began culling the army, predominantly
keeping leftist-leaning troops.[78] Disgusted with what he perceived as

the government's lack of trust in the military, Oerip tendered his resignation,[79] although he continued to serve
as an advisor to the Minister of Defence, Vice President Hatta.[j][80]
After several months of growing steadily weaker and undergoing treatment from Dr Sim Ki Ay,[81] on the
evening of 17 November 1948 Oerip collapsed and died from a heart attack in his room in Yogyakarta. After a
night-long viewing he was buried the next day in Semaki Heroes' Cemetery and posthumously promoted to
general.[2][80][82] When Sudirman threatened to resign in 1949, he blamed Oerip's death as well as his own
tuberculosis on the government's inconsistency during the revolution.[83] Oerip was survived by his wife and
adopted daughter. Abby died of malaria in January 1951,[84] and Rohmah died on 29 October 1977 in
Semarang; she was buried in Ungaran.[31]


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Oerip received numerous awards from the national government

posthumously, including the Bintang Sakti (1959), Bintang Mahaputera
(1960),[2] Bintang Republik Indonesia Adipurna (1967),[85] and Bintang
Kartika Eka Paki Utama (1968).[k][2] On 10 December 1964 he was
declared a National Hero of Indonesia through Presidential Decree
314 of 1964. Sudirman was also declared a National Hero by the same
On 22 February 1964 the Indonesian military academy in Magelang
dedicated a memorial to him, which described the military leader as "a
son of Indonesia who valued work over words, who prioritised his Duty
over his wants."[l][90] The academy's Catholic chapel also includes a
dedication to him from 1965, prompted by a discussion between
Rohmah and a missionary friend of hers.[91] Several streets are named
after Oerip, including in his hometown of Purworejo,[92] nearby

Oerip on a 1993 Indonesian stamp

Yogyakarta,[93] and the capital at Jakarta.[94]

a. Her name is not recorded.[3]
b. The Javanese traditionally believed that a name that showed too high expectations could have negative effects on a child,
generally making the child constantly ill.[9] Brigadier General Slamet Rijadi had his name changed for the same reason
when he was young.[10]
c. Family names were required by Dutch civil code for things such as land purchase.[33]
d. The regent was refused entry to a gala celebrating the anniversary of Queen Wilhelmina's coronation.[39][40]
e. Batavia was renamed Jakarta after the Japanese invasion.[52]
f. Oerip had originally suggested using Purwokerto for his headquarters, but ultimately Yogyakarta was chosen as it had
better facilities and guaranteed support from the local ruler .[56]
g. The historian Amrin Imran suggests that Soeprijadi's appointment may have been a way to see if he was still alive; it
may have been thought that he would have certainly contacted the government in Jakarta to take over this post if he
h. Oerip was fluent in Dutch and Javanese, but had a poor command of Indonesian, which had gained mainstream currency
in the early 20th century (Said 1991, p. 50).
i. At the time, the Indonesian National Armed Forces did not have the resources to enforce a standard uniform
j. Sjariffudin had been forced to resign over general disapproval of the Renville Agreement.[78]
k. The Bintang Sakti is a high-level military award for showing bravery above and beyond the call of duty.[86] The Bintang
Mahaputera is a high-level award for persons who have aided Indonesia's development, become experts in a certain field,
or are widely recognised for their sacrifices for the country.[87] The Bintang Republik Indonesia is the highest award
available for civilians; only eight persons have received the Adipurna class.[85][88] The Bintang Kartika Eka Paki
Utama is a low-level military award for aiding the development of the army above and beyond the call of duty; Utama is
the highest class.[86]

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