Born at South Brooksville, Maine, on August 12, 1875, he earned the Medal of Honor during the Philippine Insurrection while serving as Sergeant, Battery G, 3rd United States Artillery at Caluliut, Luzon, Philippines, on November 5, 1899.
He died on July 20, 1916 and was buried in Section 2, Grave 2834, of Arlington National Cemetery.
Clarence Melville Condon of Maine
Private, Corporal, And Sergeant, Company G, 3rd United States Artillery, 8 December 1894 to 7 December 1897 and from 17 December 1897 to July 1900;
Second Lieutenant, Squadron, Philippine Cavalry, 15 June 1900
Honorably mustered out 30 June 1901
Second Lieutenant, Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
Awarded the Medal of Honor of honor 7 February 1902 for most dististinguished gallantry near Calulut Luzon Philippine Islands, 5 November 1899 while in
command of a detachment of four men in chargiing and routing 40 intrenched insurgents, inflicting on them heavy loss.
CONDON, CLARENCE M.
Rank and organization: Sergeant, Battery G, 3d U.S. Artillery. Place and date: Near Calulut, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 5 November 1899. Entered service at: ——. Birth: South Brooksville, Maine. Date of issue: 11 March 1902.
While in command of a detachment of 4 men, charged and routed 40 entrenched insurgents, inflicting on them heavy loss.
CONDON, CLARENCE M
DATE OF DEATH: 07/20/1916
BURIED AT: SECTION 2 SITE 2834
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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