Inf. Sebastian Scheugenpflug, Kgl.Bayr.Res.Inf.Regt.17

Sebastian Scheugenpflug was born in 1894

Sebastian was a grocer from Lengthal, Bavaria.

A recalled reservist in August 1914, he first saw action during the First Battle of Ypres in October 1914.

He was a veteran of the Battles of Fromelles, the Somme and Arras through 1915 to 1917.

He was killed in action by shrapnel to the head on 31st July 1917 – the opening day of the Third Battle of Ypres.

Inf. Scheugenpflug was buried in the German Military Cemetery at Menen.

31 July 1917

Researched by David O'Mara