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The Laws of War on Land. Oxford, 9 September 1880.
Part II : Application of general principles #I. Hostilities #A. Rules of conduct with regard to individuals #(c) The sick and wounded, and the sanitary service - Art. 10.
' The following provisions (Articles 10 to18), drawn from the ' Geneva Convention, ' exempt
the sick and wounded, and the personnel of the sanitary service, from many of the needless
hardships to which they were formerly exposed: '
Art. 10. Wounded or sick soldiers should be brought in and cared for, to whatever nation they belong.