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Battle Name : Baisieux

Date(s) : 10 May 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [Anglo-Austrian] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


A purely cavalry Anglo-Austrian force commanded by the Duke of York, attacked the much larger French division under General Bonneau. Heavy casulaties were inflicted on the French as well as the capture of 13 of their guns.


A village in northern France close to the Franco-Belgian border nearly 6 miles southeast of Roubaix. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,500 (35.00%)

Coalition Forces [Anglo-Austrian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
325 (10.16%)