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Battle Name : Tiel

Date(s) : 29 December 1794 - 30 December 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [British,Hessen-Kassel] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The determined defence by superior numbers drove the French back across the frozen river Waal. This local success could not be supported and the Coalition continued to withdraw across the Rhine.


A town in Holland on the north bank of the river Waal about 40 miles east of Rotterdam. (Holland)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
600 (15.00%)

Coalition Forces [British,Hessen-Kassel]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
50 (0.56%)