Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 116. Accounting for the Dead
Section A. Identification of the dead prior to disposal
Italy’s LOAC Elementary Rules Manual (1991) provides: “As a general rule, the dead shall be identified.” 
Italy, Regole elementari di diritto di guerra, SMD-G-012, Stato Maggiore della Difesa, I Reparto, Ufficio Addestramento e Regolamenti, Rome, 1991, § 76.
Italy’s Law of War Decree (1938), as amended in 1992, provides: “Commanders shall take all necessary measures to … ascertain [the] identity [of the dead].” 
Italy, Law of War Decree, 1938, as amended in 1992, Article 94.