The alternative is to use 40mm x 30mm bases, which fits the troopers much better, but does leave a couple of extra millimeters of separation between them (for purposes of illustration, I have set them on two 40mm x 15mm bases butted together), see below:
Here they are from the front, first 30mm x 30mm:
Then 40mm x 30mm:
As always, your comments are appreciated.
My first unit of Prussian (Silesian) Landwehr Lancers are about half done. They will be the next squadron to be completed.