CONSENT OF PARENTS OR GUARDIAN TO ENLISTMENT 
OF A MINOR IN THE MARINE CORPS RESERVES
 
I GERALDINE GRIFFIN residing in GRAND RAPIDS, county of Kent, and State of MICHIGAN, do freely consent to the enlistment of RAYMOND ODELL CROWELL in the United States Marine Corps RESERVE as a PRIVATE,  to serve  Duration Of War, unless sooner discharged, subject to all the requirements and lawful commands of the officers who may, from time to time, be placed over him; do hereby relinquish all claims to his service, and to any wages or compensation for same, and do hereby certify that he was born in NEWBERRY, MICHIGAN on the 15th, day of APRIL, 1926. 
  
And I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I am the mother and only surviving parent of the said RAYMOND ODELL CROWELL, that he has no other legal guardian, and that he has never been married, had military service, or been convicted or any crime: So help me God. 
 
              Mrs. Geraldine Griffin 
              15 June, 1943