Well depending what era/locale if any you're modelling, Geoff, there appears to be quite a wide range of choice in that scale. A lot of them are of a military theme though - but if you did a bit of trimming of tin hats etc, they could well work?
Also, I found this link which talks about possible sources of 1:32 scale figures:
Maybe it will help, maybe not - but worth a look, I thought.
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