Canton de Grevenmacher
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Mertert is a village on the west bank of the river Moselle. It lies 32 kilometres east-north-east of Luxembourg, the capital of the Grand Duchy, on the road to Treves (Germany). The cemetery is in the north-eastern outskirts of the village in the Rue Basse, the lower (river) road to Wasserbillig. The Commonwealth burials are in the south-east part of the cemetery. GPS Co-ordinates: Longitude 06°29'08", Latitude 49°42'09"
Historical Information: Merteret Communal Cemetery contains the graves of two airmen of the Second World War.
In 1926 about a hundred White émigré families, mostly former officers, came over Bulgaria to Luxembourg to work mainly in the flourishing iron ore industry.