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Battle Name : Tournai

Date(s) : 29 April 1792

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


In a similar action to that at Mons on the same date the French were soundly beaten by a inferior force. French discipline broke and their commanding general, Dillon, was killed by the mob in Lille. Again the Austrians did not follow up their victory.


Southern Belgian town 50 miles west-southwest of Brussels. (Belgium)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
150 (3.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
0 (0.00%)