Frank Gogos was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1994 after completing his education in history and Newfoundland studies.
He is the chair of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Museum, a member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Regimental Association, a public relations officer, historian and archivist for the Newfoundland Command of the Royal Canadian Legion, a historical consultant, and a photographer. Frank Gogos has guided small and large tours to Newfoundland battlefields, memorials, and cemeteries across France, Belgium, and Gallipoli. He has spent years working in a local foundry on some of the largest memorials to be unveiled in the recent era, including Newfoundland’s Memorial to the Missing replica plaques for Bowring Park, Caribou refurbishment, and war memorials in Corner Brook, Gander, and Conception Bay South. His first book, Known unto God: In Honour of Newfoundland’s Missing during the Great War, was published in 2009. He continues to research and write about Newfoundland’s First World War experience.