Re: Help with image - Confirm it is Wellington and Maybe info on aircraft
Looks like a Wellington, and possibly Wellington III BK499...? Served with 429 Sqn as AL-J:
Served with No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded 'AL*J'. Flew mining operation to the Frisian islands January 21/22, 1943. Brought mines back, couldn't locate aiming point. Bombed Wilhelmshaven on 19 February 1943. Bombed Cologne on 26 February 1943. Mining operation to Nectarine 1 area on 27 February 1943. Bombed St. Nazarine on 28 February 1943. Mining operation to Nectarine on 2 March 1943. Bombed Hamburg on 3 March 1943. Bombed Essen on 12 March 1943. Completed this mission despite mid-air collision, landed at East Streathan on return [sic - East Wretham?].
How does that fit in with your grandfather's service record?
Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England