Iain Macnab of Barachastlain
(1890 - 1967)
Iain Macnab of Barachastlain was active/lived in Scotland. Iain Macnab of Barachastlain is known for painting, wood engraving.
Biography Iain Macnab of Barachastlain
Iain Macnab was born in Iloilo in the Philippines on 21 October 1890 to Scottish parents, the son of John Macnab of the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank. The family moved to Scotland when he was young.
He served in France in the First World War as a captain in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He was severely wounded as a machine-gun officer, invalided out and spent two years in bed recovering from his wounds. He rejoined the military in the Second World War, despite his age, and became a pilot officer in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was again wounded and invalided twice, in 1942 and 1945.
He married the dancer Helen Wingrave.
Macnab was educated at Merchiston Castle School in Edinbur
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