Before the beginning of the search gather as much information about the missing relative. Talk to the grandmother, the parents. Let them tell what they remember. Ask if there are any old photos and letters from the front. This will be a very valuable finds. On the envelope you can see the date and area of operations. Then you will have a starting point from which to start the search. In addition, a handwriting sample can help to identify the remains.
After collecting all the information, go to the sites, which stores information on missing soldiers. Their databases are constantly updated as the search for unmarked graves are still. In the right line on the portal specify the year of birth, the name and title of the participant of the great Patriotic war. You will see a list of those who fit the description. If you find the man failed, write to the administration site and leave a request. As soon as any information will contact you.
Ask for help in military-Patriotic clubs, which surely exist in your area. You can find them in historical institutions, the former palaces of pioneers, in schools. Pass information on wanted their partyM. They have access to archival data and try to figure out the most accurate information about the location of graves of missing persons.
Write in the program "Wait for me". This can be done at the transmission site or by sending an email to Moscow, ul Akademika Koroleva, D. 12. Specify all the available information about the missing soldier, attach a photo, if available. Search engines, after receiving the envelope, will make the data in database. And begin to look for the information about the whereabouts of the remains of the missing. As soon as something becomes known, you will be contacted by phone, do not forget to specify the letter.