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Battle Name : Menin

Date(s) : 15 September 1793

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the First Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The French pushing to exploit their victory over the Dutch on the 13th Sept. were met and defeated by a Coalition force inferior in numbers. The French withdrew south and Austrian and British troops occupied Menin.


A fortified town on the Franco-Belgian border on the river Lys. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
400 (8.00%)

Coalition Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
100 (6.25%)