United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Practice Relating to Rule 65. Perfidy
Section C. Simulation of being disabled by injuries or sickness
According to the UK Military Manual (1958), “it would be treachery for a soldier to sham wounded or dead and then to attack enemy soldiers who approached him without hostile intent”.
According to the UK LOAC Manual (2004), “the feigning of an incapacitation by wounds or sickness” is an example of prohibited perfidy, “if done with intent to betray the enemy’s confidence”.