Private Henry Robert Crowder was married to the former Ruth Clara Williams. They had two children, Robert Dwayne, and Lynda K.
Crowder was assigned to the 217th Military Police Company.
He was Killed in Action on 23 August 1944 and was interred at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, located at A,2,23.
A plaque is dedicated to him in the small village of La Roche Guyon, France.