Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

 

Army:

Officer-Losses by Arms, French and French Allies, 1804-1815

 

Branch Class of Troops
Killed
Wounded
Total
General Staff Service French
564
3,001
3,565
Auxiliaries
-----
-----
-----
Allies
70
407
477
Total
634
3,408
4,042
Infantry French
7,062
21,025
28,087
Auxiliaries
337
858
1,195
Allies
1,372
3,968
5,340
Total
8,771
25,851
34,622
Cavalry French
1,387
6,114
7,501
Auxiliaries
19
120
139
Allies
329
1,559
1,888
Total
1,735
7,793
9,528
Artillery French
490
1,088
1,578
Auxiliaries
-----
-----
-----
Allies
56
340
183
Total
546
1,215
1,761
Engineer Corps French
115
340
455
Auxiliaries
-----
-----
-----
Allies
17
35
52
Total
132
375
507
Wagon Train French
68
183
251
Auxiliaries
-----
-----
-----
Allies
2
9
11
Total
70
192
262
Navy French
416
971
1,387
Auxiliaries
-----
-----
-----
Allies
39
74
113
Total
455
1,045
1,500
Grand Total -------
12,343
39,879
52,222

The average ratio of killed and wounded was 32 officers wounded to 10 killed or died of wounds.

SOURCE: Brodart, Gaston. Losses of Life in Modern Wars: Austria-Hungary; France
Oxford : Clarendon Press; 1916.

 



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