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I saw this at Oakland & Fraternal Historic Cemetery Park (Little Rock) yesterday.

I think it's safe to assume since Walter died at age 18, he was not a sailor.
 photo anchor holga.jpg

 photo Walter Allan Pye holga.jpg

So looking to find the symbolism of the anchor, I ran across this:
"The anchor is a symbol of hope. The reason for this symbolic meaning comes from the passage in the Epistle to the Hebrews 6: "19 Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which entereth into that within the veil...'" Source: Stories in Stone, at page 111.
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