Group on board the ship Corinthic, upon the return of William Hall-Jones in 1908. From left to right: John Andrew Millar, Robert McNab, James McGowan, William Hall-Jones, John George Findlay, George Fowlds. Photograph taken by Sydney Charles Smith.
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Vol 2, H7, written by John Hall-Jones, reads: "In 1907 Hall-Jones was again serving as acting prime minister while Ward was overseas. Later that year he suffered a severe heart attack after which he was granted six months leave to take a longs sea voyage to England. In 1908 Reeves, whose position had been designated as high commissioner since 1905, intimated his wish to retire. On 30 November 1908 Hall-Jones resigned from cabinet and on the following day it was announced that he would succeed Reeves. He sailed for England wih his wife that December.
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