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Class of Service This is a full-rate Telegram or Cablegram unless its deferred character is indicated by a suitable symbol above or preceding the address.

WESTERN UNION Joseph L. Egan President 1204

Symbols DL =Day Letter NL= Night Letter LC= Deferred Cable NLT= Cable Night Letter Ship Radiogram

The filing time shown in the date line on telegrams and day letters is standard time at point of origin. Time of receipt is standard time at point of destination Ru d dl govt pd Charlotte N Car 914 AM 5/27/48

George E Wood DLY and report any chgs Rural free delivery no 2 Rocky Mount Vir

This headquarters has been advised that the remains of Private First Class Buford E Wood are enroute to the United States Records of this office indicate you wish remains delivered to Perdue Funeral Home Rocky Mount Vir with burial in Danville National Cemetary Danville Va Within 48 hours of date of this message please confirm above delivery instructions or submit new delivering instructions by telegram collect to Charlotte Quartermaster Depot Charlotte N orth Carolina attention American Graves Registration Division Please be advised that it will not be possible to comply at government expense with any desired changes in delivery instructions received after the expiration of the 48 hour period Your prompt cooperation will greatly assist this office in making final delivery Please instruct funeral director to accept remains upon arrival We regret it is not possible at this time to give you a definite delivery date however three days prior to shipment from this depot your funeral director will be notified by telegram of scheduled time remains will be delivered to him he will

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