Practice Relating to Rule 116. Accounting for the Dead
Section B. Recording of the location of graves
Ukraine’s IHL Manual (2004) states:
Following burial, the commander of the funeral detachment (grave registration unit) shall make a protocol of the burial with the description of its place (with precise geographical coordinates). Such a protocol shall be supplemented with detailed lists of identified bodies and information on the number of unidentified bodies and their description. Burial protocols and detailed lists of the deceased shall be signed by the person responsible for the burning, officially sealed and stamped and certified by the senior commander (commanding officer).