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Battle Name : Villers-en-Cauchie

Date(s) : 24 April 1794

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [Austrian & British] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


This was yet another classic cavalry engagement by the Coalition troops taking nearly one in five of their opponents for the loss of seventy five men.


A village in northern France about 9 miles south of Valenciennes.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,350 (19.29%)

Coalition Forces [Austrian & British]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
75 (3.75%)