Ministers in the coalition government formed during the First World War were (back row, from left): William Fraser, Alexander Herdman, Francis Dillon Bell, Josiah Hanan, Robert McNab, Maui Pomare, Arthur Myers, W. D. S. McDonald and George Warren Russell. In the front row, flanking the Governor-General, Lord Liverpool (centre), are (from left) James Allen, William Massey, Joseph Ward and William Herries.
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Ian McGibbon. 'Allen, James', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996, updated March, 2015. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3a12/allen-james (accessed 11 July 2020)