Clarence Edward Mathias
Sergeant Major, United States Marine Corps
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Born at Royalton, Pennsylvania, on December 12, 1876, he was a career Marine Non-Commissioned Officer who was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in the Marine Corps and while serving in the Boxer Rebellion in Tientsin, China, on July 13, 1900.

He died on December 9, 1933 and was buried in Section 6 of Arlington National Cemetery.

MATHIAS, BLANCHE ESTELLE W/O CLARENCE E
DATE OF DEATH: 03/25/1933
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/29/1933
BURIED AT: SECTION G
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF CE MATHIAS - SGTMAJOR MARINE CORP


MATHIAS, CLARENCE EDWARD

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 12 December 1876, Royalton, Pennsylvania. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901. 

Citation:

In the presence of the enemy during the advance on Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900,
Mathias distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.



Clarence E. MATHIAS Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins


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