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Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
D. Notification of death (see Article 120)
[p.673] ANNEX IV
D. NOTIFICATION OF DEATH ' (See Article 120
The model notification of death given above must be used by the parties to the Convention, in accordance with Article 120, paragraph 2
; it is therefore essential that all items indicated should be included in forms drawn up by Detaining Powers. Any lists must also be consistent with the above model and must be certified by a responsible officer.
Such notifications must be transmitted "as rapidly as possible".