I found this
posted on another list.
Archive, Red Cross, Geneva
A long forgotten archive has been discovered.
"Peter Barton was
commissioned to carry out research into the identities of
World War I
casualties discovered in a mass grave at Fromelles in France. He
access to the basement of the Red Cross headquarters in Geneva.
was allowed to examine records that have lain virtually untouched
1918. He estimates that there could be 20 million sets of details,
carefully entered on card indexes, or written into ledgers."
Cross are intending to digitise, and get the 20 million records
Have a look at this BBC news story link :