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Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Status of auxiliary personnel
Members of the personnel designated in Article 25
who have fallen into the hands of the enemy, shall be prisoners of war but shall be employed on their medical duties in so far as the need arises.