27.09.1987 - 29.08.2014
Vyacheslav Makarenko was killed on the road between Gorbatenko farm and Novokaterinovka village on so called «Green route» while moving away from Ilovajsk’s trap. At the 2nd of September 2014 his body with bodies of 87 other dead servicemen in Ilovajsk’s trap was got in Zaporozhe’s mortuary. The soldier was buried as unidentified hero. He was identified by DNA testing. On the 28th of October he was reburied in Dnepropetrovsk.
Burial place: Dnepropetrovsk.
Vyacheslav Makarenko was posthumously awarded an Order for Personal Courage of III degree.
(Decree of the Ukrainian President № 663/2015 of November 25, 2015).