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Griffin in Spalding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sgt. Robert L. Crowder

U.S. Army Air Corps

 
 
Sgt. Robert L. Crowder Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
1. Sgt. Robert L. Crowder Marker
Inscription.  
Sept. 28, 1920 - Jan. 7, 1946
Died in service
World War II

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart series list.
 
Location. 33° 14.79′ N, 84° 15.527′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Memorial is at the intersection of 4th Street and East Taylor Street (Georgia Route 16), on the right when traveling north on 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 E Taylor St, Griffin GA 30224, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2nd Lt. Connell Patrick (here, next to this marker); Capt. William Henry Mooney, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Tech Sgt. Kellis Madison (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Lt. James Robert Vance (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Lt. William Palmer (Tex) Gunnin (within shouting distance of this marker); PFC. Roy Wesley Thomas (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Pvt. Pletz J. Belk (within shouting distance of this marker); LCPL James Thomas Williams (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Griffin.
 
More about this marker. Plaque is part of Honor Our KIA, a community initiative to commemorate Griffin and Spalding County soldiers who have died during combat since World War I. Each plaque is accompanied by a QR code that links to the soldier's biography on the project's website.
 
Regarding Sgt. Robert L. Crowder. He presumably was killed when his plane crashed in mountains and his body was never recovered. He was posthumously awarded a Purple Heart and several other citations.
 
Also see . . .  Sgt. Robert L. Crowder. Biography by Honor Our KIA. (Submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 17, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
 
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