San Ramon in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Clement Pierre Elissondo
In Memory of
— 1921 - 2005 —
Clement served his new country in World War II. He served in the 3rd Battalion of the 3rd Armored Division of the 1st Army in France, Belgium, and Germany
Clement survived the loss of five tanks while participating in all five Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, and Central Europe.
He was in the first allied unit to spearhead into Germany. Clement received a Purple Heart and was recognized for his remarkable bravery and survival!
The Elissondo family owned the Glass House and Ranch until 1998.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
Location. 37° 44.053′ N, 121° 57.004′ W. Marker is in San Ramon, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker can be reached from San Ramon Valley Boulevard. The plaque is in a concrete base in the rear garden of the Glass House Museum of the Forest Home Farms Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21103 San Ramon Valley Boulevard, San Ramon CA 94583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harnessing the Wind (a few steps from this marker); The Glass House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Glass House 1932 - 1998 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Boone House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First People of the East Bay (about 400 feet away); Bounty of the Land (about 400 feet away); Sunrise to Sunset (about 500 feet away); Forest Home Farms Historic Park (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Ramon.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.