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Lee Rigby's family release new footage of soldier ahead of third anniversary of his murder

Lee Rigby's family have released moving footage of the fallen soldier ahead of the third anniversary of his murder.

The young soldier is seen drumming in his full military regalia in Windsor and dancing around with his sister.

His mother, Lyn Rigby, said she wanted people to see the footage and remember Lee as his family do - "as a son, brother, father, partner, uncle and comrade".

"Watching it makes me so proud of him."

Fusilier Lee Rigby (centre). Credit: Family handout

Fusilier Rigby was hacked to death by Islamist extremists on May 22nd 2013.

The father-of-one was just 25.

Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale are serving a whole-life term and 45 years respectively for his murder.

Mrs Rigby, who has also written a book about the life and death of her son, added: "It is so important to me that people learn more about who Lee was, and not just know him because he was murdered in such a terrible way.

Lyn Rigby with Lee Rigby's stepdad Ian Credit: PA

"Lee was a normal, loving young man in the Army who had the terrible misfortune to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

"I'd like to use my son's name for good. No-one should have to go through what my family has suffered.

"I still miss Lee and suffer his loss as acutely as the day he died, but I'm hoping that, by building a legacy for him, it will help me to heal in some small way."

To donate to the Lee Rigby Foundation, go to leerigbyfoundation.co.uk. Lee Rigby: A Mother's Story by Lyn Rigby with Rosie Dunn is published by Simon & Schuster.'