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Battle Name : Rexpoede

Date(s) : 21 August 1793

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [Hanoverian & Dutch] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The French attempted to hold two villages with fewer and raw troops than their opponents. One French battalion fled at the first shots. An easy victory with very few casualties for the Coalition.


A village in northern France about 10 miles south east of Dunkirk. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
300 (13.64%)

Coalition Forces [Hanoverian & Dutch]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
0 (0.00%)