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Clarence Melville (or Milville) Condon
Born (1875-08-12)August 12, 1875
Died November 5, 1916(1916-11-05) (aged 41)
Place of birth South Brooksville, Maine
Place of death Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1894 - 1916
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Unit 3rd Artillery Regiment
Battles/wars Philippine American War
Awards Medal of Honor

Clarence Melville Condon (August 12, 1875 - November 5, 1916) was a United States Army Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine American War.


Clarence Condon was born August 12, 1875 in South Brooksville Maine.

He later served as an officer and obtained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Colonel Condon is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. His grave can be found in section 2 Lot 3834.

Military career

Clarence Condon joined service at St. Augustine, Florida as a Private in 1894.

He was a Corporal from December 8, 1894 to December 7, 1897 and Sergeant from December 17, 1897 to July, 1900 while with Company G, 3rd United States Artillery. On June 15, 1900 he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant will attached to the Philippine Cavalry.

Though he was honorably mustered out June 30, 1900, he returned to be a Second Lieutenant with the Artillery Corps on February 2, 1901.

Personal life

Colonel Condon was the son of Melvin Condon and Clara Redman Condon and married Fannie Condon and had three sons Maurice Condon, Lt Col, United States Army;Reynolds Condon, Captain, United States Army Schofield Army Barracks and Clarence Condon

Medal of Honor citation

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Battery G, 3d U.S. Artillery. Place and date: Near Calulut, Luzon, Philippine Islands, November 5, 1899. Entered service at: ------. Birth: South Brooksville, Maine. Date of issue: March 11, 1902.


While in command of a detachment of 4 men, charged and routed 40 entrenched insurgents, inflicting on them heavy loss.

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