August was born in a poor family. He had struggles when growing up and his only escape was the military. He joined before finishing high school and did his mandatory service. After which he stayed in active duty. He participated in multiple missions with Scoutspataljon: Afghanistan, Lebanon, Central Africa, Mali. He got tired of it and wanted to fight for something else. When war in Chernarus broke out, he travelled there and joined NAPA, he believed in their nationalistic ideals and was in a squad with other foreign volunteers. When the outbreak happened, he lost contact with his brothers and is wandering all alone.