Crowds line the road for the funeral of Lance Corporal Jamie Webb.
The 24 year old was killed during an insurgent attack on a British base in Helmand Province last month.
A soldier with 1st Battalion Mercian Regiment, his funeral is taking place at St Chads Church, Handforth.
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