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Battle Name : Courtray

Date(s) : 11 May 1794

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

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

Type of battle : Land


The numerically superior French force suffered almost as many casualties as the Coalition force before the Austro-Hanoverians withdrew.
One of the three battles that make up the battle of Courtray 10, 11 & 12th May 1794 see Willems and Inglemunster.


A town in western Belgium now called Kortrijk about 50 miles west of Brussels. (Belgium)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (4.00%)

Coalition Forces [Hanoverian & Austrian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,500 (17.65%)