Condon, Clarence Melville, LTC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Coast Artillery Corps (1901-1950)
Last MOS Group
Coastal Artillery Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1901-1916, Coastal Artillery Corps
Service Years
1894 - 1916

Coast Artillery Corps (1901-1950)

Lieutenant Colonel



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Home State
Maine
Maine
Year of Birth
1875
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Condon, Clarence Melville (MOH), LTC USA(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
South Brooksville, Maine
Last Address
Bethesda, Maryland

Date of Passing
Jul 20, 1916
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 2, Site 3834

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


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 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor SocietyMedal of Honor
  1902, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society
  1902, Medal of Honor [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant, in Company G, 3rd Artillery, US Army. On November 5, 1899, Sergeant Condon was in charge of a detachment of 4 men at Caluliut, Luzon, Philippine Islands. Leading his men, he charged and routed 40 in trenched insurgents, inflicting heavy loss causing them to surrender. For most distinguished gallantry, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on February 7, 1902. Remaining in the Army, he was promoted Second Lieutenant Squadron Commander, in the Philippine Cavalry. He mustered out of the service due to illness as a Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 3rd Regiment, US Army Artillery Corps, in 1916.

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 Unit Assignments
  1893-1900, 1st Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment
  1900-1901, USAFFE Headquarters /26th Cavalry Regiment (Philippine Scouts)
  1901-1916, Coastal Artillery Corps
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1899-1900 Philippine - American War
 Colleges Attended 
  1893-1894, Others/Not Listed
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