Alec Wilfred Gale of Marlborough, Wiltshire, was one of three well known British commercial beekeepers of the mid 20th century. The other two were R.O.B. Manley and E.W.D. Madoc.
The author of this title, D.A. Clements, worked for Alec Wilfred Gale for several years during the 1950s.
A.W. Gale died in 1969 yet his legacy continues. Gale is credited with being one of the more successful beekeepers of his time.