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woman straddling a doorstep

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-295
  • Item
  • 1921-1924
  • Part of K. McCann

In the early 1920s, Dunsmuir sisters, Dola and Muriel, and Muriel’s husband, Edward Molyneux, took time to tour the ruins of Europe in the aftermath of the war. Edward Molyneux was an ideal tour guide for the sisters, having served in 1915 with the Duke of Wellington Regiment on the Western Front. Although he was promoted to Captain for his actions in battle, injury resulted in the loss of sight in his left eye and withdrawal from active duty.

small wooden building, Lens, France

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-301
  • Item
  • 1921-1924
  • Part of K. McCann

In the early 1920s, Dunsmuir sisters, Dola and Muriel, and Muriel’s husband, Edward Molyneux, took time to tour the ruins of Europe in the aftermath of the war. Edward Molyneux was an ideal tour guide for the sisters, having served in 1915 with the Duke of Wellington Regiment on the Western Front. Although he was promoted to Captain for his actions in battle, injury resulted in the loss of sight in his left eye and withdrawal from active duty.

memorial for soldiers of First Canadian Division

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-316
  • Item
  • 1921-1924
  • Part of K. McCann

This early memorial at Vimy was dedicated to soldiers of the First Canadian Division. It was erected in December, 1917. In the early 1920s, Dunsmuir sisters, Dola and Muriel, and Muriel’s husband, Edward Molyneux, took time to tour the ruins of Europe in the aftermath of the war. Edward Molyneux was an ideal tour guide for the sisters, having served in 1915 with the Duke of Wellington Regiment on the Western Front. Although he was promoted to Captain for his actions in battle, injury resulted in the loss of sight in his left eye and withdrawal from active duty.

Edward, Dola and Muriel at bunker remains, Vimy

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-318
  • Item
  • 1921-1924
  • Part of K. McCann

In the early 1920s, Dunsmuir sisters, Dola and Muriel, and Muriel’s husband, Edward Molyneux, took time to tour the ruins of Europe in the aftermath of the war. Edward Molyneux was an ideal tour guide for the sisters, having served in 1915 with the Duke of Wellington Regiment on the Western Front. Although he was promoted to Captain for his actions in battle, injury resulted in the loss of sight in his left eye and withdrawal from active duty.

Young people at a tennis game

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-324
  • Item
  • Part of K. McCann

On the left are Clifton Webb and Eileen Molyneux. Clifton Webb (1889-1966) was an actor, dancer, and singer. He performed at Edward Molyneux’s Paris nightclub, with Eileen as his dance partner. Eileen Molyneux (1890-1962) was a maternal cousin of Edward Molyneux and a long-term friend of the Dunsmuir daughters.

Eileen Molyneux on a stone bench

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-330
  • Item
  • 1921-1924
  • Part of K. McCann

Eileen Molyneux (1890-1962) was a maternal cousin of Edward Molyneux and a long-term friend of the Dunsmuir daughters.

woman watering a garden, with Muriel

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-339
  • Item
  • 1921-1929
  • Part of K. McCann

Woman is probably Eileen Molyneux (1890-1962), a maternal cousin of Edward Molyneux and a long-term friend of the Dunsmuir daughters.

woman weeding

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-349
  • Item
  • 1921-1929
  • Part of K. McCann

Woman is probably Eileen Molyneux (1890-1962), a maternal cousin of Edward Molyneux and a long-term friend of the Dunsmuir daughters.

woman seated on a cushion on lawn

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-352
  • Item
  • 1921-1929
  • Part of K. McCann

Woman is probably Eileen Molyneux (1890-1962), a maternal cousin of Edward Molyneux and a long-term friend of the Dunsmuir daughters.

Woman gardening and smoking

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-359
  • Item
  • 1921-1929
  • Part of K. McCann

Woman is probably Eileen Molyneux (1890-1962), a maternal cousin of Edward Molyneux and a long-term friend of the Dunsmuir daughters.

Eileen Molyneux and Clifton Webb stood in a garden

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-364
  • Item
  • 1921-1929
  • Part of K. McCann

Clifton Webb (1889-1966) was an actor, dancer, and singer. He performed at Edward Molyneux’s Paris nightclub, with Eileen as his dance partner. Eileen Molyneux (1890-1962) was a maternal cousin of Edward Molyneux and a long-term friend of the Dunsmuir daughters.

Eileen Molyneux

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-3-370
  • Item
  • 1921-1929
  • Part of K. McCann

Eileen Molyneux (1890-1962) was a maternal cousin of Edward Molyneux and a long-term friend of the Dunsmuir daughters.

Journey's End from the carriage house

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-4-6
  • Item
  • 1932-1940
  • Part of K. McCann

In 1928, Muriel Dunsmuir married Maurice “Tolly” Wingfield and by 1932, they had built Journey’s End, a home adjacent to the Hatley Park property and in the Arts and Crafts style. In 1952, it was used as a staff residence for Canadian Services College Royal Roads and since 1988, it has been the administration building for Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Park.

Journey's End, terrace, lawn and birdbath

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-4-12
  • Item
  • 1932-1940
  • Part of K. McCann

In 1928, Muriel Dunsmuir married Maurice “Tolly” Wingfield and by 1932, they had built Journey’s End, a home adjacent to the Hatley Park property and in the Arts and Crafts style. In 1952, it was used as a staff residence for Canadian Services College Royal Roads and since 1988, it has been the administration building for Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Park.

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