Crowds gathered at war memorials across the borough to pay their respects on Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday.
Veterans, politicians and clergymen joined the biggest gatherings at the West Lane memorial on Saturday, and in Borough High Street on Sunday.
Saturday’s service was led by the Right Reverend Jonathan Baker, Bishop of Fulham, and the mayor of Southwark Charlie Smith.
Wreaths were laid by council leader Peter John, deputy leader Stephanie Cryan, and MPs Neil Coyle and Helen Hayes. Former Liberal Democrat MP Simon Hughes and Southwark Lib Dems leader councillor Anood Al-Samerai also joined. They were followed by RAF veterans and representatives of the police and London Fire Brigade.
The gathering at West Lane was said to have been the biggest turnout it has ever had.
Sunday’s service was attended by MPs Neil Coyle and Harriet Harman and Cllrs John and Cryan. Councillor Damian O’Brien represented the Lib Dems, joined by Simon Hughes.
Borough commanders Simon Messinger (Southwark police) and Neil Chisholm (fire brigade) laid wreaths, along with Colonel Simon Duckworth.
Services were also held at Southwark Cathedral, St George’s Cathedral, Kennington Park, Dulwich College, Lordship Lane, Wells Way, the Soviet War Memorial at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Camberwell Green, St Stephen’s Church, and St Giles Church.