Victor was born in Bilston in 1897, the son of James and Alice Lack. They were living at 62 Mount Pleasant, Bilston, in 1901, together with Victor’s siblings Walter, Hannah, James, Ernest, Roland, Harold and Eva. The family were at 22 Mount Pleasant in 1911, and Victor had an additional sister, May.
Victor enlisted with the 65th Field Ambulance of the Royal Army Medical Corps (service number 12190), first serving in France from 11 September 1915. Victor died from disease on 1 September 1916, and is buried at St Pol Communal Cemetery Extension in France. He is remembered on the Bilston Town Hall Ward Roll of Honour.