Shaukat is the son of Haji Mushir Mohammed Haji Mahmoudi Yarwaisi, one of the prominent families of the Jaff tribe.
He was born in 1947 in the village of Tapi Safa in Sharazoor, Halabja.
He began studying the Qur'an with some of the famous mullahs of that time.
In 1956, he went to school and completed his primary education in Khurmal and Sirwan.
After completing his secondary education in Halabja and Khanaqin, he went to Watan High School in Sulaymaniyah to continue his studies.
He dropped out of school at the end of 1968 due to the complicated situation in Kurdistan and joined the ranks of the Kurdistan Revolution.
In mid-1969, he was appointed deputy commander of the Pebaz battalion.
After the March 11, 1970 agreement and the deployment of the Kurdistan Revolutionary Party (KRP) forces, he rejoined the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).
In 1973, he helped the revolution to reorganize the ranks of the KDP and at the same time worked in the organizations of the Kazhik (Association of Kurdish Freedom, Revival, and Unity).
After the Algiers agreement between Iraq and Iran in 1975 and the collapse of the September Revolution, they decided to resume guerrilla warfare with some of Komala's organizations, but for several reasons they could not continue, so they were forced to surrender to the Ba'ath regime.
He was arrested twice by the regime in 1976 and then released. In the same year, his wife and children were arrested by the Ba'ath regime and imprisoned in southern Iraq for more than two years.
At the end of June 1976, he and six other comrades formed the first armed group of the new revolution. During this period, he participated in several guerrilla activities until 1977. In October 1977, he left for Turkey to obtain weapons and ammunition.
In 1980 he was appointed commander of the 9th Bamo region, in 1981 he was appointed commander of the 11th Hawraman brigade, in 1983 he was appointed military commander of Erbil headquarters 4, in 1984 he was appointed military commander of Kirkuk headquarters.
In early 1986, he was appointed head of the first headquarters in Sulaymaniyah. Between 1976 and 1987, he participated in most of the battles of the PUK against the Ba'ath regime.
In 1987, he went to Iran due to illness and worked as the head of military relations between the PUK and the Iranian government.
In 1988, he played an influential role in the capture of Halabja.
He returned to Kurdistan in October 1990 to continue his Peshmerga struggle. He played a significant role in the 1991 spring uprising and was a member of the leadership committee for the liberation of Kirkuk. He participated in several major battles, and when the Ba'ath regime launched a counter-attack to capture Kirkuk and Sulaymaniyah, the late martyr Shawkati Haji Mushier led part of the Kurdistan Front forces in the battles against the regime.
In 1991, he was appointed head of the fourth headquarters of Badinan. He supervised the first meeting of the Kurdistan Front to form the high committee of the Kurdistan Front, which was held in July 1991, As a representative of the PUK, he participated in several meetings between the Kurdistan Front and its allied forces, which came to Kurdistan in 1991. In the second uprising in July 1991, he led the people of Duhok to expel the regime forces from the area. In late 1991, he was appointed commander of the Erbil army. From 1979 to 1992 he was a member of the leadership of the PUK. In 1992, he was elected to the Kurdistan Parliament in the first elections. In 1993, he was appointed head of the Sulaymaniyah office of the Kurdistan Parliament.
In 1996, he was appointed as a member of the commander-in-chief of all the forces of the PUK and supervised the forces of Sulaymaniyah and Kirkuk provinces. He was a member of all conferences and plenary sessions of the PUK. He has published several political, social and cultural articles in the newspapers (Kurdistan New, Al-Ittihad, Welat and Birayati). He has also published several books on events happening in Kurdistan.
In May 1997, he was appointed head of the 9th headquarters of Sharazoor and later became the head of the social bureau of the PUK.
He had devoted his entire life to serving the Kurdish people and liberating Kurdistan, but unfortunately on the night of February 8th, 2003, he was killed in a terrorist attack in the village of Gamesh Tepa in Sharazoor region.