Please help ID this tree!

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    Zone 4b Canada. Beautiful burgundy leaves on mature branches and new shoots (growing from the top) have green leaves! Small dark berry-like fruits visible. Thanks in advance!
     

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    Possibly a Malus Devon.
     
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    Or a Canada Red Cherry??
     
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    A close shot of the bark would be helpful please. :)
     
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    Close up of bark and berries :)
     

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    Hmmm, the leaves and berries are telling me Prunus (cherry) the bark is telling me it's not. Perhaps I'm completely wrong. :confused: :)
     
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    It certainly has many traits similar to the Canada Red Chokecherry tree but it did not flower in the spring at all. Still confused!
     
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    Could be a Purple Leaf Plum
     
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    It looks like a purple leaf plum too, but it never flowered! Maybe the previous owners pruned it back too much for it to flower but would it still bear fruit without flowering first? It's got me stumped as to its species!
     
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    It cannot bear fruit without flowering, sometimes the flowers are so small, they are unnoticeable.
     
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