ITV Granada's Clare Fallon is reporting from outside the funeral in Warrington.
Daniel Wade died alongside five colleagues in Afghanistan in March.
It was the deadliest attack on British troops since the conflict there began.
The funeral of a Warrington soldier killed in Afghanistan will take place today. 20 year old Private Daniel Wade died along with 5 others when their armoured vehicle was blown up in March in the deadliest attack on British troops since the conflict began.
A service will be held at St Elphin Parish Church in Warrington.