August Schollen was born on the 11th of September 1916, a son of a greengrocer in Antwerp, Belgium. A Flemish separatist, he joined the Dinaso Militanten Orde (DMO). He later held an SS-Stormbanleider rank in the Germaansche SS in Vlandereen and lead Stormban III/1. He also got an SS-Untersturmführer rank and led a group of twenty Flemish SS who collaborated with the Sipo-SD and Feldgendarmerie to hunting Belgium Jewish.
Schollen was killed by Belgian resistance at the Schaarbeekse Poort in Brussel on the 4th of December 1942. His friend, SS-Onderstormleider Rob Verbelen, the leader of Stormban IV/1, reacted with revenge. After hanged 10 political prisoners in "Fort Breendonk", the Germaansche SS starting of a bloody war against Belgian patriot, where Verbelen organised a group of SS-men and committed a series of terror deeds against members of the resistance and distinguished people of society.