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In the Red Cross war dead archive


A British historian has stumbled across records from World War One that have been virtually untouched for 90 years.

The records contain the personal details of soldiers who died in the war and may reveal the final resting places of many of them.

Peter Barton showed Robert Hall some of his findings at the Red Cross archive in Geneva.


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