Below is the telegram sent to Hank's sister by his mother that fateful day, immediately after receiving news of his death.
Transcript follows. Image courtesy of Brian Bubonic.
Image: Brian Bubonic
NF032 RX PD=MONTGOMERY ALA 1 701A=
MRS J K SMITH=
199 SMITH PLACE APT 77 WILLIAMS COURT APT PM=
COME AT ONCE HANK IS DEAD=