Clarence "Sharkey" Raymond Massie
Name: Clarence "Sharkey" Raymond Massie
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Unit: Co. C, 397th Military Police BN
Dates of Service: 7/20/1945-1/5/1947
Theater of Service: Europe, American
Clarence Raymond Massie's Separation Qualification Record, dated January 5, 1947, described his duties as an Operations Noncommissioned Officer (Operations NCO) as:
"Assisted operations Officer in a Military Police Co. Kept records of Location and Destination of trains coming in and going out of companies section
in Nuremberg, Germany. Also sent men to Posts where most deployed." Additionally, Clarence's Separation Record states that he was awarded an
Army of Occupation Medal and a World War II Victory Medal.
Clarence was born on May 13, 1927, in Nelson County, Virginia; he was the son of James Clarence Massie (1885-1944) and Betty Lillian (Saunders) Massie. When WWII broke out, Clarence and his
parents were residing at Massies Mill in Nelson County, Virginia. Clarence married Nora Page Tapscott of Scottsville, Virginia, on August 29, 1958, in Alexandria, Virginia. He passed away on May 18, 2004, in Albemarle
County, Virginia, and is buried at Harewood Cemetery in Nelson County, Virginia.
Gravestone for Clarence R. Massie
Harewood Cemetery, Piney River
Nelson County, VA