TW32BE30 – Sergeant, Machine Gun Corps (Motors), Messines 1917


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Tommy’s War is a range of model figures focusing on the British and Empire armed forces of the First World War,

Mobile machine gun batteries had been developed as early as 1914, as the war progressed the usefulness of these highly adaptable units became apparent and they served not only in Western Europe but Africa, Mesopotomia and Palestine.

The figure shown is a Sergeant of the Machine Gun Corps (Motors) in the last half of the war in Europe. He is wearing a leather coat, leather gaiters and is well equipped with 1908 pattern pistol webbing, map case and compass case. Units of the MMGC rode a variety of motorcycle and motorcycle combinations from manufacturers such as Clyno, Matchless and Enfield.

Designed to be displayed on its own, the figure also works with Tommy’s War figure TW32029 (Private, Machine Gun Corps) and, of course, the Clyno Vickers motorcycle machine gun combination kit also in our range (TW32MOT1).
The figure has been sculpted by Nino Pizzichemi and the box artwork is by Juan Manuel Jurado.

Please note the following:

  • All figures in the Tommy’s War range are models which require assembly and painting. Note that these are not pre-painted toy soldiers
  • The figure is advertised at 54mm in height, which is 1/32 scale . However, the figures measure approximately 56-58mm foot to eye, so although marked as 54mm they may not be compatible with other figure or vehicle ranges. If you have any questions regarding scale then please don’t hesitate to email
  • The figure is cast in polyurethane resin  and is supplied unpainted, the kit requires cleaning and assembly and is not suitable for children under the age of 12. Please always take care when working with resin. Work in a well ventilated room or wear a face mask as protection from resin dust.
  • The scenic base shown on the box art is NOT included with the figure.

Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg