b. 12/08/1875 South Brooksville, Maine. d. 05/11/1916 Washington DC.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 05/11/1899 Luzon, Philippines.
Clarence Condon was born August 12, 1875 in South Brooksville Maine. He later served as an officer and obtained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. 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. He was presented with the Medal of Honor on 11 March 1902.
In May 1902, he obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the National University School of Law. He continued to study at National University and, in June the following year, obtained a Master of Laws degree.
In April 1903, he married Fanchon “Fanny” O’Connell, the daughter of the Solicitor of the Treasury Maurice D. O’Connell, and had three sons Maurice Melville, Reynolds and Clarence Melville Condon.
Colonel Condon died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center on July 20, 1916, after a brief illness, and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
While in command of a detachment of 4 men, charged and routed 40 entrenched insurgents, inflicting on them heavy loss.
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
SECTION 2 LOT 3834
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.