Funeral of Mercian Soldier

Lance Corporal Jamie Webb Credit: Ministry of Defence

The funeral will take place today of a soldier from Wythenshawe who was killed in Afghanistan.

Lance Corporall Jamie Webb from the 1st Battlion The Mercian Regiment died following an attack in Helmand Province last month.

His funeral will take place at St Chad's Church in Wilmslow at 1pm.

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Soldier dies in Afghanistan

A British soldier from 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment who died in Afghanistan yesterday has been named by the Ministry of Defence as Lance Corporal Jamie Webb.