The cortège carrying Lance Corporal Jamie Webb is showered with flowers as it arrives for his funeral service at St Chads Church in Handforth.
Hundreds of mourners lined the streets and there was applause as the body of the 24 year old Mercian Regiment soldier passed by.
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